Species Details

Caradrina morpheus

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

Common NameThe Mottled Rustic, Brungult Lövfly SeasonalityIn Alberta specimens have been collected in late June and July. IdentificationA medium size (3.0-3.5 cm wingspan) rich brown moth. The round orbicular spot, reniform spot and broad subterminal band are dark brown. A faint red-orange streak runs through the orbicular and reniform spots. The hindwings are dirty white, with a fine dark terminal line and a dark discal spot. Antennae simple. Sexes essentially alike. The brown-on-brown forewing color is unusual in Alberta noctuid moths.

Scientific Name Caradrina morpheus Common Name The Mottled Rustic, Brungult Lövfly Habitat Treed areas; urban gardens and yards. Seasonality In Alberta specimens have been collected in late June and July. Identification
A medium size (3.0-3.5 cm wingspan) rich brown moth. The round orbicular spot, reniform spot and broad subterminal band are dark brown. A faint red-orange streak runs through the orbicular and reniform spots. The…
A medium size (3.0-3.5 cm wingspan) rich brown moth. The round orbicular spot, reniform spot and broad subterminal band are dark brown. A faint red-orange streak runs through the orbicular and reniform spots. The hindwings are dirty white, with a fine dark terminal line and a dark discal spot. Antennae simple. Sexes essentially alike. The brown-on-brown forewing color is unusual in Alberta noctuid moths.
Life History No information available. Conservation An introduced species. Diet Info Various low plants, including dandelions (Taraxacum) and nettles (Urtica). Range
Northern Europe to Siberia. Apparently accidentally introduced on both the east and west coasts of Canada; reported in the east from New Brunswick to Ontario, and in the west from BC. First collected in Alberta at…
Northern Europe to Siberia. Apparently accidentally introduced on both the east and west coasts of Canada; reported in the east from New Brunswick to Ontario, and in the west from BC. First collected in Alberta at Taber and Edmonton in 2004.

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"Species Details - Caradrina morpheus, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-5100. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

Name Anweiler, G. G.
Role species page author
Date 2004-12-13

Specimen Information

There are 46 specimens of this Species.

46 results plotted on map in 16 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM58086 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-01

UASM58120 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-21

UASM58121 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-21

UASM58122 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-21

UASM58123 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-21

UASM58134 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-11

UASM58135 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-07-11

UASM57167 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Oldman River Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-06-21

UASM57559 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-06-29

UASM57560 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-06-29

UASM57440 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM130676 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Salmon Point Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1994-06-25

UASM130677 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Lillooet Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1998-07-02

UASM130678 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Castlegar Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1995-06-16

UASM130679 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Saanichton Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1995-07-02

UASM130680 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Okanagan Falls Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1990-07-03/1990-07-09

UASM130681 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Okanagan Falls Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Gardiner Date Collected1992-07-12/1992-07-18

UASM130682 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Agassiz Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2001-07-07

UASM130683 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Agassiz Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2000-08-09

UASM130684 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Agassiz Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2000-08-09

UASM130685 - Caradrina morpheus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Agassiz Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1997-06-21

Adult Seasonal Distribution