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scientific name    Evergestis subterminalis    

habitat
Montane meadows

seasonality
Alberta specimens have been collected from mid-July to late August.

identification
A medium-size (approx. 3 cm wingspan) pyralid moth. The forewings are dark grey, crossed by narrow black angled antemedian and postmedian lines. The median area bordering the lower part of the postmedian line is suffesed and bordered with white scales. The area between the postmedian and subterminal lines is largely filed with rust-red. The terminal area and fringe is grey. The hindwings are pale pink-ochre, crossed by a narrow dark postmedian line and with a broader terminal band.

life history
No information available.

conservation
An uncommon (or uncommonly collected) species in Alberta, known from less than a dozen specimens.

diet info
No information available.

range
A western species, ranging from at least west central Alberta south to Colorado, Utah and California. In Alberta it has been collected only in the three 3 National Parks, Waterton, Banff and Jasper.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=6238



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