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scientific name    Catoptria trichostoma    

habitat
Coniferous forest.

seasonality
July.

identification
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).

life history
Unknown.

conservation
Poorly known in Alberta, but probably of no concern.

diet info
Unknown.

range
A North American species. Alaska to Labrador and Baffin Island (Northwest Territories) south to treeline and in Rockies to southern Alberta (Lafontaine & Wood 1997).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2917



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