Species Details

Phragmatobia lineata

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Common NameLined Ruby Tiger SeasonalityEarly to late May. IdentificationPhragmatobia lineata can be distinguished from the other members of the genus by the presence of transverse lines on the forewing (from P. fuliginosa) and the continuation of the marginal black band of the hindwing along the costal margin (from P. assimilans). There are also genitalic differences (See Donahue & Newman, 1966).

Scientific Name Phragmatobia lineata Common Name Lined Ruby Tiger Habitat The few records of this species in the province suggest prairie habitat. Seasonality Early to late May. Identification
Phragmatobia lineata can be distinguished from the other members of the genus by the presence of transverse lines on the forewing (from P. fuliginosa) and the continuation of the marginal black band of the hindwing…
Phragmatobia lineata can be distinguished from the other members of the genus by the presence of transverse lines on the forewing (from P. fuliginosa) and the continuation of the marginal black band of the hindwing along the costal margin (from P. assimilans). There are also genitalic differences (See Donahue & Newman, 1966).
Life History No information available. Diet Info Probably a variety of low growing plants. Range The known range of this species is quite limited, distributed primarily in the northeastern U.S. The only records for western North America are from Manitoba (Aweme and Brandon) and a few Alberta records from the prairies.

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"Species Details - Phragmatobia lineata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-231. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Arctiidae Genus Phragmatobia Species Phragmatobia lineata
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum