Species Details

Pyrausta subsequalis

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SeasonalityJuly to early September. 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 P. borealis but the wings are not as dull and it has a more southern distribution. No genitalic differences between the two are mentioned by Munroe (1976).

Scientific Name Pyrausta subsequalis Habitat Dry prairie areas. Seasonality July to early September. 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 P. borealis but the wings are not as dull and it has a more southern…
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 P. borealis but the wings are not as dull and it has a more southern distribution. No genitalic differences between the two are mentioned by Munroe (1976).
Life History Unknown. Adults come to light. Conservation Rare. Diet Info Unknown. The larvae may possibly feed on a species of mint. Range
Dry parts of southern Alberta and southern British Columbia south to Arizona and New Mexico (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is Miller's Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Arizona. In Alberta, reported from Area 7…
Dry parts of southern Alberta and southern British Columbia south to Arizona and New Mexico (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is Miller's Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Arizona. In Alberta, reported from Area 7 (Lloydminster) (Bowman 1951). Also known from the South Saskatchewan River Valley, south of Bindloss.

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"Pyrausta subsequalis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6270. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Pyraloidea Family Crambidae Subfamily Pyraustinae Genus Pyrausta Species Pyrausta subsequalis
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