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scientific name    Pyrausta subsequalis    

habitat
Dry prairie areas.

seasonality
July to early September.

identification
Ground color of both fore and hind wings above fulvous brown with dull yellowish-buff PM and ST lines. Wingspan 14-18 mm. Very close to P. borealis but the wings are not as dull and it has a more southern distribution. No genitalic differences between the two are mentioned by Munroe (1976).

life history
Unknown. Adults come to light.

conservation
Rare.

diet info
Unknown. The larvae may possibly feed on a species of mint.

range
Dry parts of southern Alberta and southern British Columbia south to Arizona and New Mexico (Munroe 1976). The Type Locality is Miller's Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Arizona. In Alberta, reported from Area 7 (Lloydminster) (Bowman 1951). Also known from the South Saskatchewan River Valley, south of Bindloss.

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