|scientific name Drasteria pallescens |
common name Cowhead Arches
Occurs in prairie badlands in Alberta.
Adults are on the wing in June.
Wing base and thorax reddish-brown, antemedian band broad and joined to reniform patch. The only Drasteria in Alberta without black markings in the basal half of the hindwing (black discal crescent absent). Black PM band broadly joined to marginal band.
Adults come to light.
Few records, restricted to prairie badlands.
The larval hostplants are unknown.
Alberta and Saskatchewan south to Texas and Baja California (Richards 1939).
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