Alberta, Canada
WEASELHEAD/GLENMORE PARK
Birds     Mammals     Amphibians     Reptiles     Insects     Arthropods     Fish     Plants     At Risk
PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
Birds     Mammals     Amphibians     Reptiles     Insects     Arthropods     Fish     Plants     At Risk

Weaselhead Insects

This is a selected list of insect species which have been seen or could be seen in the Weaselhead/Glenmore Park area including species now extinct and species that no longer occur in the area.

Springtails
    Snow FleasIsotomuridae
Mayflies
    MayfliesEphemeroptera
    Mayfly LarvaEphemeroptera larvae
Damselflies
    Spread-winged Damselfly FamilyLestidae
    SpreadwingsLestes spp.
    Common SpreadwingLestes disjunctus
    Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener
    Emerald SpreadwingLestes dryas
    Lyre-tipped SpreadwingLestes unguiculatus
    Narrow-winged Damselfly FamilyCoenagrionidae
    American BluetsEnallagma spp.
    Boreal BluetEnallagma boreale
    Northern BluetEnallagma cyathigerum
    Marsh BluetEnallagma ebrium
    Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni
    Tule BluetEnallagma carunculatum
    River BluetEnallagma anna
    Eurasian BluetsCoenagrion spp.
    Taiga BluetCoenagrion resolutum
    Prairie BluetCoenagrion angulatum
    Forktail DamselfliesIschnura spp.
    Pacific ForktailIschnura cervula
    Damselfly LarvaZygoptera
Dragonflies
    Hawker and Darner FamilyAeshnidae
    Aeshnid DarnersAeshna spp.
    Variable DarnerAeshna interrupta
    Lake DarnerAeshna eremita
    Canada DarnerAeshna canadensis
    Lance-tipped DarnerAeshna constricta
    Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa
    Common Green DarnerAnax junius
    Clubtail and Snaketail FamilyGomphidae
    Pale SnaketailOphiogomphus severus
    Emerald FamilyCorduliidae
    American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffi
    BaskettailsEpitheca spp.
    Beaverpond BaskettailEpitheca canis
    Skimmer FamilyLibellulidae
    WhitefacesLeucorrhinia
    Hudsonian WhitefaceLeucorrhinia hudsonica
    Boreal WhitefaceLeucorrhinia borealis
    Dot-tailed WhitefaceLeucorrhinia intacta
    Red-waisted WhitefaceLeucorrhinia proxima
    Chalk-fronted CorporalLibellula julia
    Four-spotted SkimmerLibellula quadrimaculata
    MeadowhawksSympetrum spp.
    Black MeadowhawkSympetrum danae
    Variegated MeadowhawkSympetrum corruptum
    Saffron-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum costiferum
    White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum
    Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum occidentale
    Striped MeadowhawkSympetrum pallipes
    Cherry-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum internum
    Dragonfly LarvaAnisoptera
Stoneflies
    StonefliesPlecoptera
Grasshoppers & Crickets
    Short-horned Grasshopper FamilyAcrididae
    Club-horned GrasshopperAeropedellus clavatus
    Speckled Range-land GrasshopperArphia conspersa
    Black-winged GrasshopperDissosteira carolina
    Two-striped GrasshopperMelanoplus bivittatus
    Red-legged GrasshopperMelanoplus femurrubrum
    Packard GrasshopperMelanoplus packardii
    Lesser Migratory GrasshopperMelanoplus sanguinipes
    Red-shanked GrasshopperXanthippus corallipes
    Cricket FamilyGryllidae
    Field CricketsGryllus spp.
    Tree CricketsOecanthus spp.
Bugs
    Plant Bug FamilyMiridae
    Tarnished Plant BugLygus lineolaris
    Lace Bugs FamilyTingidae
    Ambush BugPhymata erosa
    Leaf-footed Bug FamilyCoreidae
    Scentless Plant Bug FamilyRhopalidae
    Box Elder BugBoisea trivittatus
    Ground Bug FamilyLygaeidae
    Stink Bug FamilyPentatomidae
    Uhler's Stink BugChlorochoroa uhleri
    Big Green Stink BugChlorochoroa sayi
    Wee Harlequin BugCosmopepla bimaculata
    Water Strider FamilyGerridae
    Kayak Pond SkaterLimnoporus dissortis
    Backswimmer FamilyNotonectidae
    Common BackswimmerNotonecta undulata
    Water Boatman FamilyCorixidae
    Auden's Water BoatmanCallicorixa audeni
    Giant Water BugLethocerus americanus
Hoppers & Aphids
    Meadow SpittlebugPhilaenus spumarius
    CicadaOkanagana spp.
    Aphid FamilyAphididae
    Petiole Gall AphidsPemphigus spp.
    Currant AphidCryptomyzus ribis
    Spruce Gall AdelgidAdelges cooleyi
Lacewings
    Brown Lacewing FamilyHemerobiidae
    Green LacewingsChrysopa spp.
    Snap-Trap AntlionBrachynemurus abdominalis
Beetles
    Tiger BeetlesCicindellidae spp.
    Claybank Tiger BeetleCicindela limbalis
    Ground Beetle FamilyCarabidae
    European Ground BeetleCarabus nemoralis
    Sidewalk CarabidPterostichus melanarius
    Fiery HuntersCalosoma spp.
    Frostbitten HunterCalosoma frigidum
    Fiery HunterCalosoma calidum
    Diving Beetle FamilyDytiscidae
    Acilius Diving BeetleAcilius spp.
    Mid-sized Diving BeetleColymbetes sculptilis
    Giant Diving BeetlesDytiscus spp.
    Harris's Diving BeetleDytiscus harrisii
    Boreal Diving BeetleDytiscus alaskanus
    Whirligig BeetlesGyrinus spp.
    Water Scavenger Beetle FamilyHydrophilidae
    Rove Beetle FamilyStaphylinidae
    Hairy Rove BeetleCreophilus maxillosus
    Carrion Beetle FamilySilphidae
    Burying BeetlesNicrophorus sp.
    Scarab Beetle FamilyScarabaeidae
    May BeetlePhyllophaga sp.
    Jewel Beetle FamilyBuprestidae
    Gold Dust BuprestidBuprestis confluenta
    Bronze Birch BorerAgrilus anxius
    Click Beetle FamilyElateridae
    Resplendant Click BeetleCtenicera resplendens
    Sapphire-winged Click BeetleCtenicera aeripennis
    Checkered Beetle FamilyCleridae
    Firefly FamilyLampyridae
    Sap Beetle FamilyNitidulidae
    Lady Beetle FamilyCoccinellidae
    Two-Spot Lady BeetleAdalia bipunctata
    Seven-Spot Lady BeetleCoccinella septempunctata
    Thirteen-Spot Lady BeetleHippodamia tredecimpunctata
    Convergent Lady BeetleHippodamia convergens
    Darkling Beetle FamilyTerebrionidae
    Tumbling Flower Beetle FamilyMordellidae
    Blister Beetle FamilyMeloidae
    Nuttall's Blister BeetleLytta nuttalli
    Caragana Blister BeetleLytta viridana
    Longhorned Beetle FamilyCerambycidae
    Whitespotted SawyerMonochamus scutellatus
    Poplar BorerSaperda calacarata
    Leaf Beetle FamilyChrysomellidae
    Dogbane BeetleChrysochus auratus
    Golden Tortoise BeetleDeloyala guttata
    Colorado Potato BeetleLeptinotarsa decemineata
    Cottonwood Leaf BeetleChrysomela scripta
    Weevil FamilyCurculionidae
    Strawberry Root WeevilOtiorhynchus ovatus
    Rose CurculioMerhynchites bicolor
    Bark Beetle FamilyScolytidae
Flies
    Crane Fly FamilyTipulidae
    Giant Crane FliesTipula spp.
    Snow Crane FlyChinonea nivalis
    Mosquito FamilyCulicidae
    Horse Fly FamilyTabanidae
    Deer FliesChrysops spp.
    Horse FliesHybomitra spp.
    Gall Midge FamilyCecidomyidae
    Pine-cone Willow Gall MidgeRhabdophaga strobiloides
    Robber Fly FamilyAsilidae
    Beeish Robber FliesLaphria spp.
    Bee Fly FamilyBombyliidae
    Dance Fly FamilyEmpidae
    Fruit Fly FamilyTephritidae
    Goldenrod Gall FliesEurosta spp.
    Hover Fly FamilySyrphidae
    Leafmining Fly FamilyAgromyzidae
    Anthomyid Fly FamilyAnthomyiidae
    Dung Fly FamilyScathophagidae
    House Fly FamilyMuscidae
    Blow Fly FamilyCalliphoridae
    Flesh Fly FamilySarcophagidae
    Parasitic Fly FamilyTachinidae
Caddisflies
    CaddisfliesTrichoptera
    Caddisfly LarvaTrichoptera larvae
Butterflies & Caterpillars
    Skipper FamilyHesperiidae
    Silver-spotted SkipperEpargyreus clarus
    Northern Cloudy WingThorybes pylades
    Dreamy DuskywingErynnis icelus
    Persius DuskywingErynnis persius
    Grizzled SkipperPyrgus centaureae
    Arctic SkipperCarterocephalus palaemon
    European SkipperThymelicus lineola
    Common Branded SkipperHesperia comma
    Peck's SkipperPolites peckius
    Long DashPolites mystic
    Tawny-edged SkipperPolites themistocles
    Common Roadside SkipperAmblyscirtes vialis
    Swallowtail FamilyPapilionidae
    Canadian Tiger SwallowtailPapilio canadensis
    Anise SwallowtailPapilio zelicaon
    Old World SwallowtailPapilio machaon
    Whites, Sulphurs and OrangetipsPieridae
    Western WhitePontia occidentalis
    Checkered WhitePontia protodice
    Mustard WhitePieris napi
    Cabbage WhitePieris rapae
    Large MarbleEuchloe ausonides
    Clouded SulphurColias philodice
    Pink-edged SulphurColias interior
    Queen Alexandra's SulphurColias alexandra
    Christina SulphurColias christina
    Giant SulphurColias gigantea
    Orange SulphurColias eurytheme
    Blues and Coppers FamilyLycaenidae
    Grey CopperLycaena dione
    Mariposa CopperLycaena mariposa
    Dorcas CopperLycaena dorcas
    Purplish CopperLycaena helloides
    Bronze CopperLycaena hyllus
    Brown ElfinCallophrys augustinus
    Hoary ElfinCallophrys polia
    Western Pine ElfinCallophrys eryphon
    Striped HairstreakSatyrium liparops
    Coral HairstreakSatyrium titus
    Spring AzureCelastrina ladon
    Western Tailed BlueEveres amyntula
    Silvery BlueGlaucopsyche lygdamus
    Greenish BluePlebejus saepiolus
    Melissa BlueLycaeides melissa
    Arctic BlueAgriades glandon
    Acmon BlueIcaricia acmon
    Brushfoot FamilyNymphalidae
    Variegated FritillaryEuptoieta claudia
    Great Spangled FritillarySpeyeria cybele
    Aphrodite FritillarySpeyeria aphrodite
    Atlantis FritillarySpeyeria atlantis
    Callippe FritillarySpeyeria callippe
    Edward's FritillarySpeyeria edwardsii
    Mormon FritillarySpeyeria mormonia
    Silver-bordered FritillaryBoloria selene
    Meadow FritillaryBoloria bellona
    Frigga's FritillaryBoloria frigga
    Freija FritillaryBoloria freija
    Arctic FritillaryBoloria chariclea
    Gorgone CheckerspotChlosyne gorgone
    Northern CrescentPhyciodes cocyta
    Pearl CrescentPhyciodes tharos
    Tawny CrescentPhyciodes batesii
    Field CrescentPhyciodes pratensis
    Satyr CommaPolygonia satyrus
    Green CommaPolygonia faunus
    Hoary CommaPolygonia gracilis
    Gray CommaPolygonia progne
    Milbert's TortoiseshellNymphalis milberti
    Mourning CloakNymphalis antiopa
    Compton TortoiseshellRoddia j-album
    California TortoiseshellNymphalis californica
    Painted LadyVanessa cardui
    West Coast LadyVanessa annabella
    Red AdmiralVanessa atalanta
    White AdmiralLimenitis arthemis
    ViceroyLimenitis archippus
    Satyrs, Alpines & Ringlets FamilySatyridae
    Common RingletCoenonympha tullia
    Common Wood-NymphCercyonis pegala
    Small Wood-NymphCercyonis oetus
    Disa AlpineErebia disa
    Common AlpineErebia epipsodea
    Red-disked AlpineErebia discoidalis
    Chryxus ArcticOeneis chryxus
    Macoun's ArcticOeneis macounii
    MonarchDanaus plexippus
Moths & Caterpillars
    Carpenter Moth FamilyCossidae
    Tortricid Moth FamilyTortricidae
    Uglynest caterpillarArchips cerasivorana
    Aspen leafrollerPseudexentera oregonana
    Diamondback Moth FamilyPlutellidae
    Leaf Blotch-mining Moth FamilyGracillariidae
    Clear-winged Moth FamilySesiidae
    Snout and Grass Moth FamilyPyralidae
    Measuringworm FamilyGeometridae
    Spear-marked Black MothRheumaptera hastata
    The InfantBrephos infans
    Pale BeautyCampaea perlata
    Tent Caterpillar & Lappet Moth FamilyLasiocampidae
    Forest Tent Caterpillar MothMalacosoma disstria
    Giant Silkworm Moth FamilySaturniidae
    Cecropia MothHyalophora cecropia
    Polyphemus MothAntheraea polyphemus
    Columbia Silk MothHyalophora columbia
    Sphinx Moth FamilySphingidae
    One-eyed SphinxSmerinthus cerysii
    Twin-spotted SphinxSmerinthus jamaicensis
    Big Poplar SphinxPachysphinx modesta
    Blind SphinxPaonias excaecatus
    Small-eyed SphinxPaonias myops
    Waved SphinxCeratomia undulosa
    Poecila SphinxSphinx poecila
    Vashti SphinxSphinx vashti
    Great Ash SphinxSphinx chersis
    Galium SphinxHyles gallii
    White-lined SphinxHyles lineata
    Spurge Hawk MothHyles euphorbiae
    Hummingbird ClearwingHemaris thysbe
    Snowberry ClearwingHemaris diffinis
    Yellow-banded Day SphinxProserpinus flavofasciatus
    Juanita SphinxProserpinus juanita
    Tussock Moth FamilyLymantriidae
    Prominent Moth FamilyNotodontidae
    Tiger Moth FamilyArctiidae
    Small Tiger MothParasemia plantaginis
    St. Lawrence Tiger MothPlatarctia parthenos
    Police Car MothGnophaela vermiculata
    Garden Tiger MothArctia caja
    Spotted Tussock MothLophocampa maculata
    Virginia CtenuchaCtenucha verginica
    Owlet Moth FamilyNoctuidae
    Goat Sallow MothHomoglaea hircina
    Delphinium LeaftierPolychrysia esmeralda
    Underwing MothsCatocala spp.
    White UnderwingCatocala relicta
    Once-Married UnderwingCatocala unijuga
    Black WitchAscalapha odorata
    Dogwood ThyatiridEuthyatira pudens
Wasps, Bees, Sawflies, Ants & Horntails
    Horntail FamilySirididae
    Blue HorntailSirex cyaneus
    Common Sawfly FamilyTenthredinidae
    Willow SawflyNematus ventralis
    Willow Redgall SawflyPontania proxima
    Conifer Sawfly FamilyDiprionidae
    Yellowheaded Spruce SawflyPikonema alaskensis
    Ichneumon Wasp FamilyIchneumonidae
    Stump StabberPimplinae
    Braconid Wasp FamilyBraconidae
    Gall Wasp FamilyCynipidae
    Spider-hunting Wasp FamilyPompilidae
    Velvet Ant FamilyMutillidae
    Ant FamilyFormicidae
    Wood AntsFormica spp.
    Carpenter AntsCamponotus spp.
    Harvester AntsPogonomyrmex spp.
    Vespid Wasp FamilyVespidae
    Yellow JacketsVespula spp.
    Bald-faced HornetVespula maculata
    Digger Wasp FamilySphecidae
    Thread-waisted WaspsAmmophila spp.
    Plasterer Bee FamilyColletidae
    Sweat Bee FamilyHalictidae
    Mining Bee FamilyAndrenidae
    Leafcutter Bee FamilyMegachilidae
    Digger, Cuckoo and Carpenter Bee FamilyAnthophoridae
    Bumble and Honey Bee FamilyApidae
    Bumble BeesBombus spp.
    Nevada Bumble BeeBombus nevadensis
    Honey BeeApis mellifera