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Species Details

Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum Read more about this collection »

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/2-219/9-86069. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author

References

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.

UASM12549 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-06-12

UASM12553 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-07-01

UASM12557 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1934-04-26

UASM12561 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-06-12

UASM12564 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-06-14

UASM12570 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-05-25

UASM12571 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1917-06-30

UASM12537 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Burdett Date Collected1924-05-31

UASM12527 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByFuller, E. Date Collected1996-05-16

UASM12529 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1918-06-10

UASM12533 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1918-06-12

UASM12543 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByFuller, E. Date Collected1996-05-16

UASM12528 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-06-16

UASM12530 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-06-18

UASM12546 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-06-15

UASM12550 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1916-07-01

UASM7036 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected1999-08-04

UASM19894 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Moose Lake Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected1996-06-16

UASM35899 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dunvegan Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1980-06-19

UASM43144 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-06-09

UASM43145 - Spilosoma virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-06-07

Adult Seasonal Distribution