Species Details

Copablepharon longipenne

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SeasonalityAdults have been collected in Alberta in late July and August. IdentificationA medium-size (3.5 - 3.9 cm wingspan) long-winged greenish grey-brown or olive-tan moth. Markings consist of a series of dark points on each vein marking the postmedian and antemedian lines. There is often paler longitudinal shading along the costa, through the reniform and below the cubital vein. The hindwing is grey with a pale fringe. Females are larger than males. Alberta specimens belong to the nominate subspecies.

Scientific Name Copablepharon longipenne Habitat Sand dunes. Seasonality Adults have been collected in Alberta in late July and August. Identification
A medium-size (3.5 - 3.9 cm wingspan) long-winged greenish grey-brown or olive-tan moth. Markings consist of a series of dark points on each vein marking the postmedian and antemedian lines. There is often paler…
A medium-size (3.5 - 3.9 cm wingspan) long-winged greenish grey-brown or olive-tan moth. Markings consist of a series of dark points on each vein marking the postmedian and antemedian lines. There is often paler longitudinal shading along the costa, through the reniform and below the cubital vein. The hindwing is grey with a pale fringe. Females are larger than males. Alberta specimens belong to the nominate subspecies.
Life History
Larvae live buried about 2.5 cm deep in the soil adjacent to the host plant. The apparently feed below the soil. The larvae pupate in the soil, emerging about two and a half weeks later. There is a single annual…
Larvae live buried about 2.5 cm deep in the soil adjacent to the host plant. The apparently feed below the soil. The larvae pupate in the soil, emerging about two and a half weeks later. There is a single annual brood. Adults are nocturnal and are attracted to light.
Conservation A rare and local dune species, known from less than five sites in Alberta. Diet Info Larvae in the Pakowki Lake dunes in southern Alberta were feeding on shoots and young stems of wild rose (Rosa sp.) (Seamans, 1925). Range From southwestern Manitoba to southern Alberta, south to west Texas. In Alberta found west to Lethbridge and north to the Lloydminster region.

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"Species Details - Copablepharon longipenne, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-5313. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

References

Specimen Information

There are 122 specimens of this Species.

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

UASM58139 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58140 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58153 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Manitoba, Spruce Woods Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-08-04

UASM58154 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Manitoba, Spruce Woods Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2004-08-04

UASM58163 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58197 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58198 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58199 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58200 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM58204 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM57320 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bindloss Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2004-07-27

UASM58898 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM58899 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117678 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117679 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117680 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117681 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117682 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117683 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117684 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

UASM117685 - Copablepharon longipenne

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Burstall Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2001-08-13

Adult Seasonal Distribution