Species Details

Pediasia truncatella

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SeasonalityJune. IdentificationA larger crambid (28 mm wingspan). Forewing dark reddish-brown, basal half of forewing darker than area between the median and subterminal areas, subterminal area cinnamon brown, 3-5 dark dots in the terminal line. Hind wing dark smoky.

Scientific Name Pediasia truncatella Habitat This appears to be a bog species. Seasonality June. Identification
A larger crambid (28 mm wingspan). Forewing dark reddish-brown, basal half of forewing darker than area between the median and subterminal areas, subterminal area cinnamon brown, 3-5 dark dots in the terminal line.…
A larger crambid (28 mm wingspan). Forewing dark reddish-brown, basal half of forewing darker than area between the median and subterminal areas, subterminal area cinnamon brown, 3-5 dark dots in the terminal line. Hind wing dark smoky.
Life History Unknown. Conservation Rare. More should be learned about this species. Diet Info No local information. The larvae may feed on Sphagnum (Markku Savela, www.funet.fi/). Range
Known from Fennoscandia and in Canada from the Northwest Territories, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia (Markku Savela, www.funet.fi/). Reported from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta,…
Known from Fennoscandia and in Canada from the Northwest Territories, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia (Markku Savela, www.funet.fi/). Reported from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta, reported from the Red Deer, Edmonton and Nordegg areas by Bowman (1951).

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"Species Details - Pediasia truncatella, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2908. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Authorship

Name Bird, C. D.
Role species page author
Date 2003-04

References

Specimen Information

There are 13 specimens of this Species.

13 results plotted on map in 5 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM39191 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1938-06-24

UASM39184 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM39185 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM39186 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM39187 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM39188 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM39189 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM39190 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM42552 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected1998-05-21

UASM42553 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM42554 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calgary Collected BySalt, George Date Collected1922-06-14

UASM42555 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-06-17

BIRD20282 - Pediasia truncatella

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-06-19

Adult Seasonal Distribution