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Species Details

Tarache augustipennis

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Common NameNarrow-winged Midget SeasonalityAdults have been collected in Alberta from late May through mid August; possibly two broods. IdentificationA small (2.5-3.0 cm wingspan, narrow-winged moth. The forewings are dark brown with a lighter patch in the anal angle, and with the costa broadly pale yellow for about half its length, then with two pale yellow blotches, one small and one larger near the apex. Fringe mostly dark. Hindwings sooty brown, with pale fringe. The extent of pale yellow along the leading edge of the forewing may vary considerably. Sexes similar.

Scientific Name Tarache augustipennis Common Name Narrow-winged Midget Habitat A wide range, from fens and bogs and foothill valleys to riparian woodland in the arid grasslands. Seasonality Adults have been collected in Alberta from late May through mid August; possibly two broods. Identification
A small (2.5-3.0 cm wingspan, narrow-winged moth. The forewings are dark brown with a lighter patch in the anal angle, and with the costa broadly pale yellow for about half its length, then with two pale yellow…
A small (2.5-3.0 cm wingspan, narrow-winged moth. The forewings are dark brown with a lighter patch in the anal angle, and with the costa broadly pale yellow for about half its length, then with two pale yellow blotches, one small and one larger near the apex. Fringe mostly dark. Hindwings sooty brown, with pale fringe. The extent of pale yellow along the leading edge of the forewing may vary considerably. Sexes similar.
Life History
Poorly known. The adults are nocturnal and come to light. There appears to be more than one brood in Alberta, with peak flights in late May and late July. The larvae have apparently not been described and the larval…
Poorly known. The adults are nocturnal and come to light. There appears to be more than one brood in Alberta, with peak flights in late May and late July. The larvae have apparently not been described and the larval hosts are unknown.
Conservation A fairly common, widespread species; no concerns. Diet Info No information available. Range Southern Manitoba west to southwestern BC., south to Utah, Colorado, Texas and Arizona. Widespread in the southern half of Alberta, from the foothills and the southern edge of the boreal forest south.

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"Species Details - Tarache augustipennis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-3699/9-52463. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 132 specimens of this Species.

132 results plotted on map in 55 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM13802 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-05-29

UASM13804 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-07-25

UASM13805 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-05-29

UASM13806 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-07-27

UASM13808 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-16

UASM13809 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calgary Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-08-11

UASM13811 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-05

UASM13812 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Hat Date Collected1904-07-30

UASM13813 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1920-07-02

UASM13818 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1938-07-23

UASM13819 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-05-29

UASM13824 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByStrickland, Edgar H. Date Collected1913-07-25

UASM13825 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByGray, Harold E. Date Collected1923-07-23

UASM7416 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Prospect Creek Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-07-21

UASM24512 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C.; Lawrie, D. Date Collected2000-05-21

UASM34938 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gem Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-05-22

UASM41534 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Sandy Point Recreation Area Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-05-19

UASM41535 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Sandy Point Recreation Area Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-05-19

UASM41536 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Sandy Point Recreation Area Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-05-19

UASM41612 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Brown Creek Provincial Recreation Area Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected1999-08-06/1999-08-08

UASM41613 - Tarache augustipennis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected1999-08-13

Adult Seasonal Distribution