Species Details

Abagrotis duanca

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

SeasonalityIn Alberta it flies in late June and July. IdentificationA. duanca is a medium-size dark blackish or red-brown Abagrotis superficially resembling a number of other Abagrotis sp., including placida, hermina, dodi and reedi. The contrasting pale-tipped scales of the prothoracic collar are diagnostic. The reniform and round orbicular are usually ringed with pale scales, which also mark the subterminal line. The hindwings are dull black.

Scientific Name Abagrotis duanca Habitat Dry sagebrush grasslands. Seasonality In Alberta it flies in late June and July. Identification
A. duanca is a medium-size dark blackish or red-brown Abagrotis superficially resembling a number of other Abagrotis sp., including placida, hermina, dodi and reedi. The contrasting pale-tipped scales of the…
A. duanca is a medium-size dark blackish or red-brown Abagrotis superficially resembling a number of other Abagrotis sp., including placida, hermina, dodi and reedi. The contrasting pale-tipped scales of the prothoracic collar are diagnostic. The reniform and round orbicular are usually ringed with pale scales, which also mark the subterminal line. The hindwings are dull black.
Life History Poorly known. There is a single annual brood. Adults come to light Conservation An uncommon and local species in Alberta. Diet Info The larnval host is reported to be sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata) (Lafontaine, 1998); other species of sagebrush are undoubtedly also used. Range Another western species. In Alberta it has been collected only in the extreme southeastern corner.

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"Species Details - Abagrotis duanca, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-5233. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 57 specimens of this Species.

57 results plotted on map in 14 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM2355 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected2000-06-28/2000-06-29

UASM58763 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected2000-06-28/2000-06-29

UASM105773 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, San Diego county, Laguna Mountains Collected ByMustelin, T. Date Collected2001-05-22

UASM105774 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105775 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105776 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105777 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105778 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105779 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105780 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105781 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105782 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105783 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105784 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105785 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Tioga Pass Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31/1997-08-01

UASM105786 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Lee Vining Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31

UASM105787 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Lee Vining Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31

UASM105788 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: California, Mono county, Lee Vining Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1995-07-31

UASM105789 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Washington, Kittitas county, Vantage Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1994-06-02

UASM105790 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Washington, Kittitas county, Vantage Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1994-06-02

UASM105791 - Abagrotis duanca

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Washington, Kittitas county, Vantage Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Crabo, L. G. Date Collected1994-06-02

Adult Seasonal Distribution