|scientific name Hypercompe permaculata |
Occurs in short-grass prairie, occasionally occurring into the parkland region.
June and a partial second generation in mid August to early September.
The only similar species is Estigmene acrea, since female acrea have white hindwings. However, the black thorax markings of H. permaculata are unique.
No information available.
A common species.
A Great Basin species, distributed from southern Alberta and extreme south-eastern B.C. south to Mexico. Not known from Saskatchewan, although it almost certainly occurs in the western part of the province.
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