Common NameGarden TigerSeasonalityMid July - mid August.IdentificationOne of our largest and most easily recognizable tiger moths in Alberta.
Scientific NameArctia cajaCommon Name
Can be found in meadows and clearings in forested areas, up to the mountain treeline.
Mid July - mid August.
One of our largest and most easily recognizable tiger moths in Alberta.
No information available.
Reported to feed on a variety of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous plants, including Taraxacum, Plantago, Populus, Salix and Alnus.
Newfoundland west to B.C., south to Utah and Colorado.
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"Species Details - Arctia caja, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-237. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.