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scientific name    Hypoprepia miniata    

common name     Scarlet Lichen Moth

habitat
Dry, open woodlands, especially jack pine and lodgepole pine forests.

seasonality
Adults can found mainly in August.

identification
No other species in Alberta has the bright pink wings banded with grey.

life history
No information available.

diet info
Primarily lichens growing on pines, although other lichens are suspected as hosts in deciduous woodlands.

range
Occurs across most of southern and central Canada west to B.C., south to Texas.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=193



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