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Species Details

Euxoa medialis

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Common NameMedian-banded Dart SeasonalityAdults have been collected in Alberta in September. IdentificationA fairly large, robust Euxoa (wingspan approx. 4 cm). Forewing variable, pale grey, yellow-buff or dull pink (all Alberta specimens seen are of the pink form). Markings light to obsolete, and consist of a lightly marked antemdian and postmedian lines in some specimens. The reniform and orbicular mostly obsolete, or lightly marked with pale scales, except for a patch of grey scales marking the lower end of the reniform. Hindwing shining white in males, dusted with grey in females. The pink form of Euxoa siccata is very similar, but has the entire reniform and small orbicular filled with dark scales.

Scientific Name Euxoa medialis Common Name Median-banded Dart Habitat Arid grasslands; badlands. Seasonality Adults have been collected in Alberta in September. Identification
A fairly large, robust Euxoa (wingspan approx. 4 cm). Forewing variable, pale grey, yellow-buff or dull pink (all Alberta specimens seen are of the pink form). Markings light to obsolete, and consist of a lightly…
A fairly large, robust Euxoa (wingspan approx. 4 cm). Forewing variable, pale grey, yellow-buff or dull pink (all Alberta specimens seen are of the pink form). Markings light to obsolete, and consist of a lightly marked antemdian and postmedian lines in some specimens. The reniform and orbicular mostly obsolete, or lightly marked with pale scales, except for a patch of grey scales marking the lower end of the reniform. Hindwing shining white in males, dusted with grey in females. The pink form of Euxoa siccata is very similar, but has the entire reniform and small orbicular filled with dark scales.
Life History Poorly known. Adults are nocturnal and come to light. There is a single annual brood, which emerges in the fall. Conservation Rarely collected in Alberta, but no obvious reasons for concern. Diet Info unknown Range
Southern Manitoba and central Wisconsin, west to southwest Alberta and California; north to southern Alberta and south to south-central Mexico. In Alberta medialis has been collected in the dry grasslands and badlands…
Southern Manitoba and central Wisconsin, west to southwest Alberta and California; north to southern Alberta and south to south-central Mexico. In Alberta medialis has been collected in the dry grasslands and badlands north to Tolman Bridge Recreation area and west to the foothills near Cowley.

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"Species Details - Euxoa medialis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-4564/9-164703. Accessed 03 Mar. 2024.

Authorship

Name Anweiler, G. G.
Role species page author
Date 2004-04-26

References

Specimen Information

There are 41 specimens of this Species.

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

UASM57913 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected1999-09-09

BIRD8995 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-09-10

BIRD8996 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2004-09-24

BIRD8997 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2004-10-10

UASM41369 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Taber Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-09-24

UASM41370 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Taber Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-09-24

UASM113674 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-09-20

UASM113675 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-08-22

UASM113676 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-08-22

UASM113677 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-09-20

UASM113678 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113679 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-09-20

UASM113680 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-09-15

UASM113681 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113682 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113683 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113684 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113685 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113686 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113687 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

UASM113688 - Euxoa medialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Wyoming, Albany county, Laramie Collected ByFerris, C. Date Collected2001-10-06

Adult Seasonal Distribution