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Species Details

Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum Read more about this collection »

Common NameThe Notched Wing SeasonalityAdults fly early August through late September, peaking in mid-September. IdentificationNo other species like it in Alberta; the speckled, bright yellow-brown wings with unevenly notched margins are unique.

Scientific Name Ennomos magnaria Common Name The Notched Wing Habitat Widespread in forested and wooded habitats. Seasonality Adults fly early August through late September, peaking in mid-September. Identification No other species like it in Alberta; the speckled, bright yellow-brown wings with unevenly notched margins are unique. Life History
The appearance of this moth signals the onset of late summer and early fall; the rich tan and rust notched wings resemble fall leaves. The larva is called the Maple Spanworm in the East, a poor name since it does not…
The appearance of this moth signals the onset of late summer and early fall; the rich tan and rust notched wings resemble fall leaves. The larva is called the Maple Spanworm in the East, a poor name since it does not reflect the host preference over most of this species' range. The larvae are excellent twig mimics, complete with bumps resembling bud scars and mottled green and brown colouration. They are illutrated in color in Wagner et al. (2001). The eggs, which are laid in a row, overwinter, (Wagner et al. (2001). Larvae spin a cocoon among foliage rather than pupating in the ground.
Conservation A common widespread species; no concern. Diet Info Larvae feed on deciduous trees and shrubs, particularly white birch (Betula papyrifera) and trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) (Prentice 1963). Range Coastal BC east to Nova Scotia, south to GA, MO and south through the Pacific Northwest US (McGuffin 1987, Miller and Hammond 2000).
Ennomos magnaria
Ennomos magnaria

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"Species Details - Ennomos magnaria, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-3892/9-56505. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 105 specimens of this Species.

105 results plotted on map in 41 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM7066 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected1999-09-14

UASM10076 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1918-09-06

UASM10077 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-09-16

UASM10083 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1918-09-09

UASM10084 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1916-09-02

UASM10085 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1915-08-30

UASM10090 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-08-30

UASM10092 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Date Collected1915-09-03

UASM10095 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1918-09-11

UASM10098 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1909-09-12

UASM10101 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-09-16

UASM10102 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-09-16

UASM10105 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByCrosby, G. C. S. Date Collected1923-08-20

UASM10106 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-09-10

UASM10109 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-09-22

UASM10111 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-09-02

UASM10112 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected BySeamans, H. L. Date Collected1923-09-05

UASM10115 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-09-12

UASM10116 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1910-09-12

UASM10117 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Pocahontas Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-08-26

UASM10120 - Ennomos magnaria

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected BySeamans, H. L. Date Collected1923-08-01

Adult Seasonal Distribution