Common NameYarrow's TigerSeasonalityMid July to mid August, depending on the snow pack.IdentificationPattern and colour overall similar to Platarctia parthenos and Arctia caja, but this species is smaller.
Scientific NamePararctia yarrowiiCommon Name
Rocky alpine tundra where willows (Salix) grow.
Mid July to mid August, depending on the snow pack.
Pattern and colour overall similar to Platarctia parthenos and Arctia caja, but this species is smaller.
Adults are diurnal, and are swift fliers. Not known to come to light.
Unknown. Possibly alpine shrub willows, as in Pararctia lapponica (Freina & Witt, 1987).
Yukon and western N.W.T. south to Colorado and Arizona.
Page Citation for Pararctia yarrowii
"Pararctia yarrowii, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-236. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.