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March 8, 2012

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This report documents the presence of species of 236 moths and 16 butterflies and skippers in an area of aspen (Populus tremuloides) woods in south-central Alberta. To put things into perspective, Pohl et al (2010) document 2367 species of Lepidoptera for Alberta. Of the 14 major areas involved...


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March 8, 2012

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The Lepidoptera of the area was studied on 13 different days (30 trap nights) from June 27 to August 15 in the years 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. All collected specimens were databased and information on most is available on the Virtual Museum website of the University of Alberta...


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March 8, 2012

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Tolman Bridge, is located in the valley of the Red Deer River, 18 km (10 miles) east of the town of Trochu. The bridge and adjoining Park land are in the north half of section 14, range 22, township 34, west of the Fourth Meridian. The coordinates at the bridge are 51.503N and 113.009W. The...


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March 8, 2012

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The present paper incorporates the information in last year’s report along with that gathered in 2011. It also includes a number of redeterminations and additions to the information in the earlier reports Further, it follows the up-to-date order and taxonomy of Pohl et al. (2010), rather than...


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March 8, 2012

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The writer, now retired and living in Erskine, Alberta, has had a long-time interest in the natural flora and fauna of the province. In the spring of 2000, he commenced an examination of the moths of south-central Alberta, the purpose of which was to document the species present in various...


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March 8, 2012

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Three hundred and nineteen species of moths and 4 butterflies are reported from the Lowden Springs Conservation Area. Most collections were made at night and, therefore, butterflies and day-flying moths are underrepresented. If all species in the undetermined categories were named, the actual...


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March 8, 2012

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This report is of the Lepidoptera collected or observed by the author in a west-central Alberta area in the 13 year period from 1999 to 2011.


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March 2, 2012

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Provincial Parks and other areas where natural vegetation is protected are of great value as their flora and fauna is typical of what was in Alberta before widespread agricultural activities which resulted in a replacement of many native species by weedy species associated with cultivated grains...


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July 10, 2011

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An ecological survey of the Park by Kondla & Smith (1972) came up with an impressive 148 species of birds, 25 of mammals, and 225 of flowering plants. Later studies by Wallis (1977), Nordstrom and Wilkinson (1980), Campbell (1983) and Lohr (1993) have added to these totals. The present report...


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March 16, 2009

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There is a small area Parkland Natural Region that is located in the northwest corner of Alberta along the banks of the Peace River. During 2005 and 2006 I began surveying Lepidoptera in this area. The habitat targeted was the Peace River Parkland Subregion that consists of open grassland with...