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May 18, 2017

Description

This report is a summary of all Lepidoptera species that are known from the Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve. A total of 22 families and 309 species were collected in Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve including two that are provincially ranked as S1 and seven as S2.


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May 18, 2017

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Alberta Lepidoptera Inventories are initiated by both the Alberta Government and members of the Alberta Lepidopterist Guild (ALG) who are working together to document all species found in Alberta’s Parks and Protected Areas. Resulting species lists are used by personnel in resource management...


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January 1, 2012

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The Weidemeyer's admiral is a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because its breeding range is limited and it is found only in the Milk River Basin of southern Alberta. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines a set of objectives and management actions to help meet...


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December 1, 2005

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This wildlife status report looks at the Weidemeyer's admiral, a butterfly whose distribution within Canada is limited to two groups of known populations along the lower Milk River in southern Alberta. The total known population in Alberta is estimated to be a maximum of 3000 adults. It is...


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February 1, 2005

Description

Gillett's Checkerspot is a colourful and distinctive butterfly that has a very small global range and a global conservation status rank of imperiled/vulnerable. The species is relatively well known with respect to its biology and ecology. Available information is summarized in this report and...


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January 1, 2004

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An overview was conducted of the butterflies of the Southern Headwaters at Risk Project (SHARP) area in extreme southwestern Alberta. The project resulted in compilation of a preliminary bibliography and a table of species known from the study area as well as those that may yet be found in the...


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May 1, 2002

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The purpose of this study was to assess the current distribution and abundance of eight disjunct butterfly populations that are closely associated with the native grasslands of the Peace River Parkland natural sub-region of northwestern Alberta and to make recommendations for further monitoring...