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Species Details

Habrosyne scripta

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

Common NameThe Scribe, Lettered Habrosyne SeasonalityIn Alberta adults have been collected from the last week of May through the last week of July. IdentificationH. scripta is a medium-sized moth (3.0-3.9 cm wingspan). The forewings are yellow-brown or grey-brown with pink-tinted whitish areas along the costa and in the basal and post-median areas. The median area has a series of four or five fine concentric looping lines. The hindwings are grey-brown. The antennae are simple and the sexes are similar. Not likely to be mistaken for any other Alberta moth. The very similar Habrosyne gloriosa should be watched for; it has been reported from Quebec, Wyoming and the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is more robust, a bit more colorful, and has a more angled median part of the pale antemedian line on the forewing.

Scientific Name Habrosyne scripta Common Name The Scribe, Lettered Habrosyne Habitat Deciduous woodland and forest. Seasonality In Alberta adults have been collected from the last week of May through the last week of July. Identification
H. scripta is a medium-sized moth (3.0-3.9 cm wingspan). The forewings are yellow-brown or grey-brown with pink-tinted whitish areas along the costa and in the basal and post-median areas. The median area has a series…
H. scripta is a medium-sized moth (3.0-3.9 cm wingspan). The forewings are yellow-brown or grey-brown with pink-tinted whitish areas along the costa and in the basal and post-median areas. The median area has a series of four or five fine concentric looping lines. The hindwings are grey-brown. The antennae are simple and the sexes are similar. Not likely to be mistaken for any other Alberta moth. The very similar Habrosyne gloriosa should be watched for; it has been reported from Quebec, Wyoming and the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is more robust, a bit more colorful, and has a more angled median part of the pale antemedian line on the forewing.
Life History The adults are nocturnal and come to both lights and sugar bait. There is a single brood each year. Conservation A fairly common and widespread species; no concerns. Diet Info Reported host plants include birch (Betula sp.), various briars (Rubus sp.) and lilac (Syringa vulgaris) (Handfield, 1999). Range
H. scripta ranges from Labrador to Vancouver Island, south to North Carolina and Mississippi. In Alberta scripta has been collected throughout the wooded areas, north to Zama and Ft. McMurray and south to Calgary and…
H. scripta ranges from Labrador to Vancouver Island, south to North Carolina and Mississippi. In Alberta scripta has been collected throughout the wooded areas, north to Zama and Ft. McMurray and south to Calgary and Dinosaur Provincial Park.

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"Species Details - Habrosyne scripta, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-4035/9-53254. Accessed 03 Mar. 2024.

Authorship

Name Anweiler, G. G.
Role species page author
Date 2003-12-03

References

Specimen Information

There are 94 specimens of this Species.

94 results plotted on map in 34 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM7001 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-06-20

UASM19962 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected1998-06-26

UASM28781 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-05-28

UASM28782 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-06-04

UASM28783 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-05-31

UASM28784 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-05-28

UASM35598 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByFuller, E. R. Date Collected1993-06-21

UASM35599 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Pigeon Lake Date Collected1963-07-01

UASM35600 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Whitemud Creek Collected ByBelicek, Joseph Date Collected1973-06-15

UASM35624 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1916-07-06

UASM35625 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Blue River Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected1989-06-13

UASM35626 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1916-06-16

UASM35627 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-06-29

UASM35628 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-07-09

UASM35629 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-06-26

UASM35630 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1916-06-20

UASM35631 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByMackie, Donald Date Collected1916-06-19

UASM35632 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1917-06-28

UASM35633 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1947-06-28

UASM35634 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1929-06-10

UASM35635 - Habrosyne scripta

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1941-06-11

Adult Seasonal Distribution