Species Details

Pyrausta nicalis

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SeasonalityLate May to mid August IdentificationFore and hind wings fuscous (grey brown), faintly tinged with red or purple. A pale buff PM line is present in both fore and hind wings above. The wingspan is 20-23 mm. The genitalia are described by Munroe (1976). Unlike any other Alberta Pyraustas.

Scientific Name Pyrausta nicalis Habitat Undisturbed areas in central Alberta Seasonality Late May to mid August Identification
Fore and hind wings fuscous (grey brown), faintly tinged with red or purple. A pale buff PM line is present in both fore and hind wings above. The wingspan is 20-23 mm. The genitalia are described by Munroe (1976).…
Fore and hind wings fuscous (grey brown), faintly tinged with red or purple. A pale buff PM line is present in both fore and hind wings above. The wingspan is 20-23 mm. The genitalia are described by Munroe (1976). Unlike any other Alberta Pyraustas.
Life History Unknown, Adults come to light. Conservation Uncommon due to habitat loss. Diet Info Unknown, The larvae may feed on one or more species of mint. Range
Quebec west to British Columbia, south to Colorado, Utah, Nevada and California (Munroe 1976). Type Locality Sierra Nevada, California. In Alberta, reported from Areas 10 (Edmonton) and 20 (Nordegg) by Bowman (1951).…
Quebec west to British Columbia, south to Colorado, Utah, Nevada and California (Munroe 1976). Type Locality Sierra Nevada, California. In Alberta, reported from Areas 10 (Edmonton) and 20 (Nordegg) by Bowman (1951). Also known from Big Knife Provincial Park, the Buffalo Lake Conservation Area, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park, East Arrowwood Coulee, Erskine, Gull Lake, Jasper National Park, Kootenay Plains, Nevis, Rochon Sands Provincial Park and Winfield.

Citation

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"Species Details - Pyrausta nicalis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6265. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Authorship

Name Bird, C. D.
Role species page author
Date 2008

References

Specimen Information

There are 44 specimens of this Species.

44 results plotted on map in 22 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM42310 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-30

UASM42311 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1933-08-17

UASM42312 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1917-07-08

UASM42313 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM42314 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1944-06-22

UASM42315 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-07-18

UASM42316 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-07-10

UASM42317 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM42318 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM42319 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-30

UASM42320 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1944-06-22

UASM42321 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1951-05-22

UASM42322 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-07-18

UASM52607 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected BySperling, Felix A. H. Date Collected1999-07-19

UASM52608 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected BySperling, Felix A. H. Date Collected1998-07-08

UASM52609 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected BySperling, Felix A. H. Date Collected1998-07-07

UASM52610 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Pigeon Lake Collected BySperling, Felix A. H. Date Collected1998-07-01

BIRD20111 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-07-29

BIRD21293 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-06-16

BIRD21295 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-03

BIRD21296 - Pyrausta nicalis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

Adult Seasonal Distribution