|scientific name Catoptria trichostoma |
A small crambid (17-20 mm wingspan). Forewing dark brown with a broad, oblique blackish median band followed by a whitish band; there is a dark subterminal band followed by a sinuate white band then a dark bank; the terminal line is narrow and black; the fringe is gray, cut with white. Hind wing brown. The male genitalia are illustrtated in Landry (1995).
Poorly known in Alberta, but probably of no concern.
A North American species. Alaska to Labrador and Baffin Island (Northwest Territories) south to treeline and in Rockies to southern Alberta (Lafontaine & Wood 1997).
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