Species Details

Pyla aeneoviridella

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SeasonalityAdults have been collected between June 24 and August 11. IdentificationA fairly small to medium sized micro moth (18-25mm wingspan), with slender body, narrow and triangular forewings, and broad hind wings. Both wing pairs are shiny-bronze colored, with the forewings being darker than the hind wings.

Scientific Name Pyla aeneoviridella Seasonality Adults have been collected between June 24 and August 11. Identification
A fairly small to medium sized micro moth (18-25mm wingspan), with slender body, narrow and triangular forewings, and broad hind wings. Both wing pairs are shiny-bronze colored, with the forewings being darker than…
A fairly small to medium sized micro moth (18-25mm wingspan), with slender body, narrow and triangular forewings, and broad hind wings. Both wing pairs are shiny-bronze colored, with the forewings being darker than the hind wings.
Life History Immature stages are unknown. Conservation Nothing is known about the status of P. aeneoviridella in Alberta. Diet Info Host plants are unklnown. Range
Widespread the northern Rocky Mountain states of the USA. In Canada the species is apparently only known from Alberta, where it apparently has two distinct populations: one in the Rockies north to Lake Louise, and one…
Widespread the northern Rocky Mountain states of the USA. In Canada the species is apparently only known from Alberta, where it apparently has two distinct populations: one in the Rockies north to Lake Louise, and one in the dry south eastern part of the province.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Pyraloidea Family Pyralidae Subfamily Phycitinae Genus Pyla Species Pyla aeneoviridella
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