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 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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"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 25 Jul. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Pyraloidea Family Crambidae Subfamily Crambinae Genus Pediasia Species Pediasia truncatella
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum