Species Details

Pararctia yarrowii

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

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 Habitat Rocky alpine tundra where willows (Salix) grow. 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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"Species Details - 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 03 Mar. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author

References

Specimen Information

There are 25 specimens of this Species.

25 results plotted on map in 10 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM172322 - Pararctia yarrowii

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByWhitehouse, F. C. Date Collected1917-07-14

UASM172323 - Pararctia yarrowii

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1917-07-16

UASM172324 - Pararctia yarrowii

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coast Mountains Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1992-07-12

UASM172325 - Pararctia yarrowii

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Gott Peak Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1993-08-05/1993-08-06

Adult Seasonal Distribution