Species Details

Eumacaria madopata

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Common NameBrown-bordered Geometer SeasonalityAdults have been collected in Alberta from early June to early July. IdentificationEumacaria madopata is the only member of the genus in North America. The wing pattern is unique. The wings are grey with fine but distinct AM, median and PM lines. Marginal third of wings brown, with a row of indistinct submarginal dark spots on the forewing. Sexes similar, males with pectinate and females with filiform antennae.

Scientific Name Eumacaria madopata Common Name Brown-bordered Geometer Habitat Found in Alberta only in cherry shrublands. Seasonality Adults have been collected in Alberta from early June to early July. Identification
Eumacaria madopata is the only member of the genus in North America. The wing pattern is unique. The wings are grey with fine but distinct AM, median and PM lines. Marginal third of wings brown, with a row of…
Eumacaria madopata is the only member of the genus in North America. The wing pattern is unique. The wings are grey with fine but distinct AM, median and PM lines. Marginal third of wings brown, with a row of indistinct submarginal dark spots on the forewing. Sexes similar, males with pectinate and females with filiform antennae.
Life History McGuffin (1972) gives a detailed description of the immature stages. It is single brooded, and adults come to light. Conservation Uncommon and local in Alberta. Diet Info Larvae feed on rosaceous shrubs, primarily cherry (Prunus sp.) but also apple (Pyrus malus). (Forbes 1948.) Range
East-central Alberta east to Nova Scotia, south to Florida and Texas; also in the Okanagan region of southern BC (McGuffin 1972). In Alberta this is an uncommon localized species, found associated with cherry copses…
East-central Alberta east to Nova Scotia, south to Florida and Texas; also in the Okanagan region of southern BC (McGuffin 1972). In Alberta this is an uncommon localized species, found associated with cherry copses in the drier parts of the aspen parklands and northen grasslands regions.

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"Species Details - Eumacaria madopata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-4205. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 13 specimens of this Species.

13 results plotted on map in 12 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM9179 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lloydminster Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1942-06-05

UASM24114 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2002-07-13

UASM41849 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Melville Beach Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected1996-07-08

BIRD1539 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-08

BIRD1540 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-06-27

UASM58161 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Manitoba, Spruce Woods Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-29

UASM58162 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Manitoba, Spruce Woods Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-29

UASM57525 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-06-16

BIRD20436 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2007-06-01

BIRD21752 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2008-07-03

JD6455 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Fort Steele Collected ByDombroskie, J. J.; Brunet, B. Date Collected2009-06-16

JD6685 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Tranquille Ecological Reserve Collected ByDombroskie, J. J. Date Collected2009-06-29

BIRD35809 - Eumacaria madopata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2012-08-04

Adult Seasonal Distribution