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Species Details

Pyrausta unifascialis

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SeasonalityMid June to early July. IdentificationForewings above olive-gray, hind wings above somewhat lighter in color. A faint, pale PM line is present, especially in the forewings. Wingspan 16-24 mm. The genitalia are described by Munroe (1976). Unlike any other Alberta species of Pyrausta.

Scientific Name Pyrausta unifascialis Habitat Undisturbed grassland areas with Pussytoes. Seasonality Mid June to early July. Identification
Forewings above olive-gray, hind wings above somewhat lighter in color. A faint, pale PM line is present, especially in the forewings. Wingspan 16-24 mm. The genitalia are described by Munroe (1976). Unlike any other…
Forewings above olive-gray, hind wings above somewhat lighter in color. A faint, pale PM line is present, especially in the forewings. Wingspan 16-24 mm. The genitalia are described by Munroe (1976). Unlike any other Alberta species of Pyrausta.
Life History Unknown. Adults come to light. Conservation Common, of no concern. Diet Info The larvae feed on species of Pussytoes (Antennaria) (Munroe 1976). Range
Quebec west to British Columbia, south to Arizona and California (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is California. Reported in Alberta by Bowman (1951) from Areas 7 (Lloydminster), 10 (Edmonton), 18 (Waterton), 20…
Quebec west to British Columbia, south to Arizona and California (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is California. Reported in Alberta by Bowman (1951) from Areas 7 (Lloydminster), 10 (Edmonton), 18 (Waterton), 20 (Nordegg) and 21 (Jasper National Park). Also known from Big Knife Provincial Park, the Buffalo Lake Conservation Area, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park, the Lowden Springs Conservation Area, Pine Lake, Tolman Bridge, and Winfield.

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"Species Details - Pyrausta unifascialis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6272/9-44710. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

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

References

Specimen Information

There are 70 specimens of this Species.

70 results plotted on map in 34 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM42370 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hillcrest Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-25

UASM42371 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-16

UASM42372 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM42373 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-07-15

UASM42374 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Saunders Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-07-10

UASM42375 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM42376 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-18

UASM42377 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-06-20

UASM42378 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cadomin Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-08-06

UASM42379 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hillcrest Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-06-24

UASM42380 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hillcrest Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-25

UASM42381 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hillcrest Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-25

UASM42382 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-07-11

UASM42383 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hillcrest Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-25

CBCC1017 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park Collected ByChristensen, C. B. Date Collected2005-07-08

CBCC1095 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park Collected ByChristensen, C. B. Date Collected2005-07-08

BIRD20121 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-06-12

BIRD20122 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-06-24

BIRD20123 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-06-24

BIRD20124 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-06-24

BIRD20125 - Pyrausta unifascialis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-06-28

Adult Seasonal Distribution