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.

UASM172309 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Pink Mountain Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1998-06-28

UASM172310 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Pink Mountain Collected BySperling, F. Date Collected1998-07-03

UASM172311 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Okanagan Falls Collected ByTroubridge; Gardiner Date Collected1992-05-10/1992-05-16

UASM172312 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Hailstone Butte Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1990-07-14

UASM172313 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Smithers Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1991-06-30

UASM172314 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Smithers Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1991-06-30

UASM172315 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Smithers Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1991-06-30

UASM172316 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Yukon Territory, Silver City Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1991-06-26

UASM172317 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Pigeon Lake Collected BySperling, F. A. H. Date Collected2006-06-24

UASM172318 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Plateau Mountain Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1990-08-04

BIRD38095 - Parasemia plantaginis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Plateau Mountain Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2016-07-24

Adult Seasonal Distribution