Species Details

Parasemia plantaginis

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Common NameBlack & White Tiger SeasonalityMid June to mid July. IdentificationThe extent of the black markings on the forewing and hindwing is variable, but this species is unmistakable. Mountain populations generally have some white on the hindwing, while boreal and parkland populations tend to lack white hindwing markings.

Scientific Name Parasemia plantaginis Common Name Black & White Tiger Habitat Open habitats in moist wooded areas, up to treeline. Rare in the aspen parkland. Seasonality Mid June to mid July. Identification
The extent of the black markings on the forewing and hindwing is variable, but this species is unmistakable. Mountain populations generally have some white on the hindwing, while boreal and parkland populations tend…
The extent of the black markings on the forewing and hindwing is variable, but this species is unmistakable. Mountain populations generally have some white on the hindwing, while boreal and parkland populations tend to lack white hindwing markings.
Life History This species is diurnal, and is not attracted to light. Diet Info A generalist on low-growing herbaceous plants. Range Occurs across most of Canada, north to Alaska and south in the mountains to Arizona. This species was described from Europe, and also inhabits much of Eurasia.

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"Species Details - Parasemia plantaginis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-213. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author

References

Specimen Information

There are 74 specimens of this Species.

74 results plotted on map in 39 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12499 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-07-02

UASM12510 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-07-12

UASM12519 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-07-12

UASM12523 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-06-24

UASM12502 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-07-02

UASM12496 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Blackfalds Date Collected1902-07-15

UASM12513 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Blackfalds Date Collected1901-07-10

UASM12515 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bragg Creek Collected ByBelicek, Joseph Date Collected1971-07-02

UASM12501 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cooking Lake Date Collected1918-06-29

UASM12484 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Crane Lake Collected ByFuller, E. Date Collected1994-06-25

UASM12495 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Date Collected1971-07-04

UASM12480 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1919-07-01

UASM12521 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByMackie, Donald Date Collected1914-06-17

UASM12524 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByCarr, Frederick S. Date Collected1910-07-02

UASM12485 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Kananaskis Date Collected1949-06-21

UASM12477 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-07-17

UASM12482 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-07-13

UASM12504 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-07-16

UASM12514 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-07-13

UASM12517 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-07-16

UASM12489 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByCrosby, G. C. S. Date Collected1923-06-24

Adult Seasonal Distribution