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Species Details

Spilosoma virginica

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Common NameVirginia Tiger SeasonalityPeak flights occur from mid June to mid July. IdentificationSimilar to Spilosoma congrua, but virginica has yellow on the abdomen, which is absent in S. congrua and S. dubia has more black markings on the forewing.

Scientific Name Spilosoma virginica Common Name Virginia Tiger Habitat Found throughout the aspen parkland and boreal forest Seasonality Peak flights occur from mid June to mid July. Identification Similar to Spilosoma congrua, but virginica has yellow on the abdomen, which is absent in S. congrua and S. dubia has more black markings on the forewing. Life History No information available. Conservation Widespread and generally common. Diet Info A wide range of herbaceous plants, also occasionally on trees and shrubs. Range Widespread throughout most of North America, north to the Athabasca Sand Dunes in northern Alberta.

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"Species Details - Spilosoma virginica, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-219/9-246211. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 82 specimens of this Species.

82 results plotted on map in 43 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

JD2461 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Pembina River Provincial Park Collected ByHunting, W. Date Collected2007-06-04

BIRD31537 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2009-05-29

BIRD31538 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2009-06-02

BIRD31540 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2009-06-27

BIRD31541 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2009-06-27

BIRD31542 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2009-06-27

BIRD31543 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2009-07-26

UASM171999 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, South Saskatchewan River Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1999-07-13

UASM172000 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: New Brunswick, Edmundston Collected ByHensel, H. Date Collected2000-06-24

UASM172001 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Long Point Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2004-07-20

UASM172002 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2000-06-28

UASM172003 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Goose Spit Collected ByPage, N. Date Collected2001-05-20

UASM172004 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vaseux Lake Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1990-05-27/1990-05-31

UASM172005 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Canfield Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1988-05-24

UASM172006 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: New Mexico, Grant county, Mangas Springs Date Collected1994-08-11

UASM172007 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByMackie, D. Date Collected1917-06-14

UASM172008 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByMackie, D. Date Collected1917-06-15

UASM172009 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Date Collected1943-06-13

UASM172010 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Langley Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Troubridge, L. Date Collected1990-04-22/1990-04-28

UASM172011 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Langley Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Troubridge, L. Date Collected1990-05-06/1990-05-12

UASM172012 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Langley Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Troubridge, L. Date Collected1990-04-22/1990-04-28

Adult Seasonal Distribution