Whitmer's Sod Webworm Moth

Location: Cobble Flats, AB
Date: Jul. 18, 2004

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Crambus whitmerellus

Common Name:  Whitmer's Sod Webworm Moth

Latin Name:  Crambus whitmerellus Klots, 1942
                        (R. Bercha, det., confirmed by C. Bird)

Wingspan:  ~24 mm

Range: Throughout Alberta

Habitat: Prairie, aspen parkland and the Rocky
               Mountains (specifically areas with abundant grass).

Time of year seen: June to July

Caterpillar's Diet:   ?



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