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 16 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.

UASM12494 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Date Collected1923-06-18

UASM35910 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Beaver Mines Lake Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1995-07-12

UASM35911 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stony Plain Reserve Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1979-06-23

UASM35909 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Fairview Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1982-06-23

UASM35912 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Gage Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1981-06-10

UASM35908 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Junction Mountain Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected2000-08-26

UASM35913 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lesser Slave Lake Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1972-06-04

UASM35914 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Plateau Mountain Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1976-07-05

UASM43007 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Skogan Pass Road Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1983-07-01

UASM43008 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Mount Allan Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1983-07-04

UASM43009 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Banff National Park Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1983-07-10

UASM43010 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Banff National Park Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1983-07-10

UASM43011 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Spray Lakes Reservoir Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1981-08-02

BIRD2664 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-20

BIRD2665 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

UASM78163 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Birch Mountains Wildland Provincial Park, Gardiner Lakes Collected ByMacaulay, D. A.; Macaulay, S. H. Date Collected2004-07-16

UASM78164 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Birch Mountains Wildland Provincial Park, Gardiner Lakes Collected ByMacaulay, D. A.; Macaulay, S. H. Date Collected2004-07-11

UASM41430 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Waterton National Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-07-11

BIRD15332 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Fish Lake Recreation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2005-07-19

UASM103427 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Willmore Wilderness Park Collected ByMacaulay, D. A.; Hilchie, G. Date Collected2007-07-16

UASM103428 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Willmore Wilderness Park Collected ByMacaulay, D. A.; Hilchie, G. Date Collected2007-07-16

Adult Seasonal Distribution