Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anania tertialis (Guenée, 1854) Leraut, 2005; Yang Z., et al., 2012
Ebulea tertialis Guenée, 1854
Botys syringicola Packard, 1870
Phlyctaenia coronata tertialis Munroe, (1954, 1976)
3 species in the Anania coronata species complex found in North America: A. tertialis, A. plectilis, A. tennesseensis. (A. coronata is restricted to Europe.)
Adult: wings dull grayish-brown with pale yellow spots and accents along darker lines; forewing and hindwing with large yellowish spots outside PM line; PM line zigzagged and sharply pointed on all wings
[adapted from description of Anania coronata by Charles Covell]
Eastern and western Nearctic region [United States (Washington, Minnesota, Tennessee), Canada (British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia)]. (Yang Z., et al. 2012)
Overwinters in larvae stage, pupating in spring.
Holotype as Ebulea tertialis by Guenee, 1854. Type Locality: North America. In the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Lectotype as Ebulea tertialis by Guenee, 1854. Type Locality: North America. In the British National Museum of Natural History, London, England.
- forewing length: ~11.5 mm
- forewing length: ~9 mm
Guenée, M. A. 1854 Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères
Leraut, P.J.A. 2005 Contribution à l’étude de quelques genres et espèces de Pyraustinae (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Nouvelle Revue d’Entomologie, 22: 123–139.
Munroe, E.G. 1976 Pyraloidea Pyralidae comprising the subfamily Pyraustinae tribe Pyraustini (part). The Moths of America North of Mexico 13.2A: 1–78
Packard, A. S. 1870 Injurious insects, new and little known. Seventeenth Annual report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture.
Yang Z., Landry J-F., Handfield L., Zhang Y., Solis M.A., Handfield D., Scholtens B.G., Mutanen M., Nuss M., Herbert P.D.N. 2012 DNA barcoding and morphology reveal three cryptic species of Anania (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) in North America, all distinct from their European counterpart. Systematic Entomology.