Species Details

Bactra furfurana

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SeasonalityAlberta material has been collected from July 2 to August 23. IdentificationA small (10-16 mm wingspan) Tortricid moth of the subfamily Olethreutinae. The forewings are light brown, narrow-pointed at the apex and with a number of darker brown areas. The hind wings are sooty-brown in color. Similar in appearance to Bactra verutana but easily distinguished by the male genitalia as the cucullus lacks stout spines. Illustrations of the latter are in both Heinrich (1926) and Miller (1987).

Scientific Name Bactra furfurana Seasonality Alberta material has been collected from July 2 to August 23. Identification
A small (10-16 mm wingspan) Tortricid moth of the subfamily Olethreutinae. The forewings are light brown, narrow-pointed at the apex and with a number of darker brown areas. The hind wings are sooty-brown in color.…
A small (10-16 mm wingspan) Tortricid moth of the subfamily Olethreutinae. The forewings are light brown, narrow-pointed at the apex and with a number of darker brown areas. The hind wings are sooty-brown in color. Similar in appearance to Bactra verutana but easily distinguished by the male genitalia as the cucullus lacks stout spines. Illustrations of the latter are in both Heinrich (1926) and Miller (1987).
Life History Comes to light. Conservation Never common, but probably of no concern. Diet Info Juncus (Heinrich 1926). Range
Ontario, District of Columbia, South Dakota, Illinois, Tennessee, Missouri, Louisiana, Alabama, Texas, Montana, California (Heinrich 1926). It is also known from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta, it…
Ontario, District of Columbia, South Dakota, Illinois, Tennessee, Missouri, Louisiana, Alabama, Texas, Montana, California (Heinrich 1926). It is also known from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta, it is known from the prairies and aspen parkland.

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"Bactra furfurana, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-5798. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Tortricoidea Family Tortricidae Subfamily Olethreutinae Genus Bactra Species Bactra furfurana
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum