Species Details

Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa

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Common NameRuby Tiger SeasonalityLate May to mid June. IdentificationThis Phragmatobia can be distinguished from P. lineata and P. assimilans by the smaller size and the absence of transverse bands on the forewing.

Scientific Name Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa Common Name Ruby Tiger Habitat Data on habitat preference in AB is scarce. It has been recorded in prairie habitat and boreal fens. Seasonality Late May to mid June. Identification This Phragmatobia can be distinguished from P. lineata and P. assimilans by the smaller size and the absence of transverse bands on the forewing. Life History No information available. Diet Info Apparently a generalist on low plants, including Rumex, Plantago, and Solidago. Larvae has been reared on dandelion (Taraxacum) in the lab. Range Alaska to Newfoundland, south to Pennsylvania. South along the Rockies to Colorado. The nominate subspecies occurs in Eurasia.

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"Species Details - Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-230. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 5 specimens of this Species.

5 results plotted on map in 3 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12294 - Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-05-29

UASM12276 - Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1914-06-02

UASM12338 - Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1916-05-02

UASM12362 - Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-05-14

UASM58306 - Phragmatobia fuliginosa rubricosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected1999-06-16

Adult Seasonal Distribution