Species Details

Hypocoena rufostrigata

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SeasonalityIn Alberta adults are on the wing from mid June through early September. IdentificationA medium-size (approx. 2.6-3.0 cm wingspan) orange-brown or tan moth with dark streaking. The forewings are rusty and orange-buff, with a short thick black basal streak and broad dark grey-black median stripe that widens toward the margin. The veins are lined with a mix of grey and white scales. The normal spots and lines are absent, except for the black terminal line, broken at the veins. The fringe is a mix of light grey and buff scales. Hindwings buff-white near the base, suffused with grey scales on the outer two-thirds, darker toward the margin. There is a partial thin black terminal line and a buff-white fringe. Antennae simple and sexes alike.

Scientific Name Hypocoena rufostrigata Habitat drainages, grasslands, parklands, foothills, mountains north into the boreal forest Seasonality In Alberta adults are on the wing from mid June through early September. Identification
A medium-size (approx. 2.6-3.0 cm wingspan) orange-brown or tan moth with dark streaking. The forewings are rusty and orange-buff, with a short thick black basal streak and broad dark grey-black median stripe that…
A medium-size (approx. 2.6-3.0 cm wingspan) orange-brown or tan moth with dark streaking. The forewings are rusty and orange-buff, with a short thick black basal streak and broad dark grey-black median stripe that widens toward the margin. The veins are lined with a mix of grey and white scales. The normal spots and lines are absent, except for the black terminal line, broken at the veins. The fringe is a mix of light grey and buff scales. Hindwings buff-white near the base, suffused with grey scales on the outer two-thirds, darker toward the margin. There is a partial thin black terminal line and a buff-white fringe. Antennae simple and sexes alike.
Life History Poorly known. There is a single annual brood. The adults are nocturnal and come to light. In Alberta adults are on the wing from mid June through early September. There may be a partial second brood. Range
The Atlantic coast north to the North West Territories and Alaska, south in the west to California and Utah. In Alberta it has been collected along drainages throughout the grasslands region, the parklands, foothills…
The Atlantic coast north to the North West Territories and Alaska, south in the west to California and Utah. In Alberta it has been collected along drainages throughout the grasslands region, the parklands, foothills and mountains north into the boreal forest to the Birch Mountains.

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"Species Details - Hypocoena rufostrigata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6347. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Authorship

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

References

Specimen Information

There are 115 specimens of this Species.

115 results plotted on map in 46 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM14726 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-07-04

UASM14727 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-25

UASM14728 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1919-06-25

UASM14731 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-06-30

UASM14732 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1919-07-09

UASM14733 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-25

UASM14734 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1919-07-10

UASM14735 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1919-06-25

UASM14737 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM14738 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM14740 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM14741 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-19

UASM14742 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByMackie, Donald Date Collected1918-08-01

UASM14743 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByCarter, W. Date Collected1921-07-04

UASM14746 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-25

UASM14747 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM14748 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1932-07-14

UASM14749 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected BySeamans, H. L. Date Collected1921-07-13

UASM7144 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected1999-07-13

UASM7309 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-08-24

UASM2284 - Hypocoena rufostrigata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tolman Bridge Recreational Area Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2001-08-04

Adult Seasonal Distribution