Species Details

Pyrausta borealis

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SeasonalityMid May to mid July. IdentificationGround color of both fore and hind wings above fulvous brown with dull yellowish-buff PM and ST lines. Wingspan 14-18 mm. Very close to Pyrausta subsequalis plagialis but the wings are somewhat duller and it has a more northern distribution. Regarded as Pyrausta subsequalis borealis in Hodges et al. (1983), but Munroe (1976) comments "Forbes, in my opinion correctly, considered it a 'northern' variety". No genitalic differences between the two are mentioned by Munroe (1976).

Scientific Name Pyrausta borealis Habitat Boreal Forest Seasonality Mid May to mid July. Identification
Ground color of both fore and hind wings above fulvous brown with dull yellowish-buff PM and ST lines. Wingspan 14-18 mm. Very close to Pyrausta subsequalis plagialis but the wings are somewhat duller and it has a…
Ground color of both fore and hind wings above fulvous brown with dull yellowish-buff PM and ST lines. Wingspan 14-18 mm. Very close to Pyrausta subsequalis plagialis but the wings are somewhat duller and it has a more northern distribution. Regarded as Pyrausta subsequalis borealis in Hodges et al. (1983), but Munroe (1976) comments "Forbes, in my opinion correctly, considered it a 'northern' variety". No genitalic differences between the two are mentioned by Munroe (1976).
Life History Unknown, Adults come to light. Conservation Of no concern. Diet Info Unknown. The larvae may possibly feed on a species of mint. Range
Newfoundland and Labrador west to British Columbia, north to Alaska and the Yukon (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is Square Island, Labrador. In Alberta, reported from Areas 8 (Red Deer), 10 (Edmonton), 19 (Banff)…
Newfoundland and Labrador west to British Columbia, north to Alaska and the Yukon (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is Square Island, Labrador. In Alberta, reported from Areas 8 (Red Deer), 10 (Edmonton), 19 (Banff) and 20 (Nordegg) (Bowman 1951). Also known from Jasper National Park.

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"Species Details - Pyrausta borealis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6261. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 23 specimens of this Species.

23 results plotted on map in 6 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM42350 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-12

UASM42351 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-08

UASM42352 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-12

UASM42353 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-17

UASM42354 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-10

UASM42355 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-18

UASM42356 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-17

UASM42357 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-10

UASM42358 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-17

UASM42359 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-06-07

UASM42360 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1934-05-24

UASM42361 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-07-14

UASM42362 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1941-05-15

UASM42363 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1948-06-13

UASM42364 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-07-17

UASM42365 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-16

UASM42366 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-11

UASM42367 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-07-15

UASM42368 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-07-14

UASM42369 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-07-18

UASM78525 - Pyrausta borealis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Birch Mountains Wildland Provincial Park, Gardiner Lakes Collected ByMacaulay, D. A.; Macaulay, S. H. Date Collected2004-07-09

Adult Seasonal Distribution