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Species Details

Bactra verutana

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SeasonalityAlberta specimens have been collected from June 20 to September 17. IdentificationA small (11-17 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 furfurana but easily distinguished by the male genitalia as the cucullus bears stout spines. Illustrations of the latter are in both Heinrich (1926) and Miller (1987).

Scientific Name Bactra verutana Habitat Near marshy areas. Seasonality Alberta specimens have been collected from June 20 to September 17. Identification
A small (11-17 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 (11-17 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 furfurana but easily distinguished by the male genitalia as the cucullus bears stout spines. Illustrations of the latter are in both Heinrich (1926) and Miller (1987).
Life History Comes to light. Conservation Widespread but uncommon. Of no concern. Diet Info Juncus (U.S. Bureau of Entomology rearing) according to Heinrich (1926). Larva feeds on leaves, fascicles and basal bulbs of Cyperus esculentus, Scirpus and Juncus according to Miller (1987). Range
Florida, Texas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Indiana, Missouri, Ontario and Alberta (Heinrich 1926). It is also known from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta, it has been found in the prairies, aspen…
Florida, Texas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Indiana, Missouri, Ontario and Alberta (Heinrich 1926). It is also known from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta, it has been found in the prairies, aspen parkland, foothills and mixed wood areas.

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"Species Details - Bactra verutana, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-5799/9-95047. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 12 specimens of this Species.

12 results plotted on map in 11 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM49635 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1933-08-08

UASM49636 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected BySeamans, H. L. Date Collected1922-06-20

BIRD12146 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Lake Conservation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-09-17

BIRD12147 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-25

BIRD12148 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-07-03

BIRD12149 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-07-06

BIRD12150 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Lake Recreation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-08-05

BIRD12151 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Lake Conservation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-08-08

BIRD12152 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-09-06

BIRD12153 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2004-08-31

BIRD12154 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2005-06-28

BIRD12155 - Bactra verutana

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2005-07-08

Adult Seasonal Distribution