Species Details

Pararctia yarrowii

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Common NameYarrow's Tiger SeasonalityMid 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 Name Pararctia yarrowii Common Name Yarrow's Tiger Seasonality Mid July to mid August, depending on the snow pack. Identification Pattern and colour overall similar to Platarctia parthenos and Arctia caja, but this species is smaller. Life History Adults are diurnal, and are swift fliers. Not known to come to light. Diet Info Unknown. Possibly alpine shrub willows, as in Pararctia lapponica (Freina & Witt, 1987). Range Yukon and western N.W.T. south to Colorado and Arizona.

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"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 25 Jul. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Arctiidae Genus Pararctia Species Pararctia yarrowii
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