Species Details

Anterastria teratophora

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Common NameThe Grey Marvel SeasonalityAdults in late May and June. IdentificationA rather small (approx. 2.5 cm. wingspan) dark broad winged noctuid moth. Forewings and thorax very dark brown. Normal markings present but indistinct. The only prominent markings are the large, white ringed and partially white filled reniform spots. There is also some white scaling along the costa beyond the reniform. Hindwings dirty white to light grey-brown, darker toward the outer margin. Antennae simple and sexes alike.

Scientific Name Anterastria teratophora Common Name The Grey Marvel Habitat In Alberta it has been collected only in riparian meadows in the aspen parklands region. Seasonality Adults in late May and June. Identification
A rather small (approx. 2.5 cm. wingspan) dark broad winged noctuid moth. Forewings and thorax very dark brown. Normal markings present but indistinct. The only prominent markings are the large, white ringed and…
A rather small (approx. 2.5 cm. wingspan) dark broad winged noctuid moth. Forewings and thorax very dark brown. Normal markings present but indistinct. The only prominent markings are the large, white ringed and partially white filled reniform spots. There is also some white scaling along the costa beyond the reniform. Hindwings dirty white to light grey-brown, darker toward the outer margin. Antennae simple and sexes alike.
Life History Poorly known. There is a single brood. Diet Info Reported larval hosts include mint (Mentha) and bergamont (Monarda), in the Mint family (Lamiaceae). Range Quebec west to central Alberta, south to Florida and Arizona.

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"Species Details - Anterastria teratophora, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6325. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

Authorship

Name Anweiler, G. G.
Role species page author
Date 2007

References

Specimen Information

There are 13 specimens of this Species.

13 results plotted on map in 9 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM14118 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-06-07

BIRD7661 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer River Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-22

BIRD7662 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Big Knife Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-05-23

BIRD7663 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Big Knife Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-05-23

BIRD7664 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-20

BIRD7665 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-20

UASM127514 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: South Dakota, Pennington county, Hill City Collected ByFerguson, D. C. Date Collected1964-06-30

UASM127515 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Nebraska, Cherry county, Fort Niobrara Collected ByFerguson, D. C. Date Collected1988-06-25

UASM127516 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Stittsville Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2004-06-23

UASM127517 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Stittsville Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2003-06-20

UASM127518 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Stittsville Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2005-06-22

UASM127519 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Carp Ridge Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2005-06-27

UASM127520 - Anterastria teratophora

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Carp Ridge Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2003-06-28

Adult Seasonal Distribution