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scientific name    Pediasia truncatella    

habitat
This appears to be a bog species.

seasonality
June.

identification
A larger crambid (28 mm wingspan). Forewing dark reddish-brown, basal half of forewing darker than area between the median and subterminal areas, subterminal area cinnamon brown, 3-5 dark dots in the terminal line. Hind wing dark smoky.

life history
Unknown.

conservation
Rare. More should be learned about this species.

diet info
No local information. The larvae may feed on Sphagnum (Markku Savela, www.funet.fi/).

range
Known from Fennoscandia and in Canada from the Northwest Territories, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia (Markku Savela, www.funet.fi/). Reported from Quebec and Labrador (Handfield 1997). In Alberta, reported from the Red Deer, Edmonton and Nordegg areas by Bowman (1951).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2908



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