Species Details

Evergestis subterminalis

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SeasonalityAlberta specimens have been collected from mid-July to late August. IdentificationA medium-size (approx. 3 cm wingspan) pyralid moth. The forewings are dark grey, crossed by narrow black angled antemedian and postmedian lines. The median area bordering the lower part of the postmedian line is suffesed and bordered with white scales. The area between the postmedian and subterminal lines is largely filed with rust-red. The terminal area and fringe is grey. The hindwings are pale pink-ochre, crossed by a narrow dark postmedian line and with a broader terminal band.

Scientific Name Evergestis subterminalis Habitat Montane meadows Seasonality Alberta specimens have been collected from mid-July to late August. Identification
A medium-size (approx. 3 cm wingspan) pyralid moth. The forewings are dark grey, crossed by narrow black angled antemedian and postmedian lines. The median area bordering the lower part of the postmedian line is…
A medium-size (approx. 3 cm wingspan) pyralid moth. The forewings are dark grey, crossed by narrow black angled antemedian and postmedian lines. The median area bordering the lower part of the postmedian line is suffesed and bordered with white scales. The area between the postmedian and subterminal lines is largely filed with rust-red. The terminal area and fringe is grey. The hindwings are pale pink-ochre, crossed by a narrow dark postmedian line and with a broader terminal band.
Life History No information available. Conservation An uncommon (or uncommonly collected) species in Alberta, known from less than a dozen specimens. Diet Info No information available. Range A western species, ranging from at least west central Alberta south to Colorado, Utah and California. In Alberta it has been collected only in the three 3 National Parks, Waterton, Banff and Jasper.

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"Evergestis subterminalis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6238. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Pyraloidea Family Crambidae Subfamily Evergestinae Genus Evergestis Species Evergestis subterminalis
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