Species Details

Hillia maida

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Common NamePlain Rover SeasonalityJuly-September IdentificationA medium-sized (3.6-4.0 cm. ws) moth. Thorax and FW dark blackish brown with a lighter brown area at the centre of the inner margin. Lines mostly indistinct; PM indicated by white dots at the veins, and the ST by a white powdering, preceded by black, which forms a distinct spot at the anal angle. Fringe with white specks at veins. Orbicular a linear black ellipse, open above; claviform also outlined in black; reniform black edged except above, with a double curved white mark on the outside, and a few white specks on costa. HW grey, shaded. The dark form of H. iris has a lighter collar. Superficially close to dark Apamea cogitata.

Scientific Name Hillia maida Common Name Plain Rover Seasonality July-September Identification
A medium-sized (3.6-4.0 cm. ws) moth. Thorax and FW dark blackish brown with a lighter brown area at the centre of the inner margin. Lines mostly indistinct; PM indicated by white dots at the veins, and the ST by a…
A medium-sized (3.6-4.0 cm. ws) moth. Thorax and FW dark blackish brown with a lighter brown area at the centre of the inner margin. Lines mostly indistinct; PM indicated by white dots at the veins, and the ST by a white powdering, preceded by black, which forms a distinct spot at the anal angle. Fringe with white specks at veins. Orbicular a linear black ellipse, open above; claviform also outlined in black; reniform black edged except above, with a double curved white mark on the outside, and a few white specks on costa. HW grey, shaded. The dark form of H. iris has a lighter collar. Superficially close to dark Apamea cogitata.
Conservation Uncommon and local (?). Diet Info A specimen in the CNC was apparently reared from Wild Currant. Range TL: CAN; BC., Kaslo. Western North America, from the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and southeastern BC. Notes There appears to be little information available on this species, other than the original description.

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"Species Details - Hillia maida, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6183. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Specimen Information

There is 1 specimen of this Species.

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UASM126100 - Hillia maida

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Colorado, Grand county, Fraser Collected ByDickel, T. Date Collected1993-09-08

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