Species Details

Arctia caja

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Common NameGarden Tiger SeasonalityMid July - mid August. IdentificationOne of our largest and most easily recognizable tiger moths in Alberta.

Scientific Name Arctia caja Common Name Garden Tiger Habitat Can be found in meadows and clearings in forested areas, up to the mountain treeline. Seasonality Mid July - mid August. Identification One of our largest and most easily recognizable tiger moths in Alberta. Life History No information available. Conservation Uncommon. Diet Info Reported to feed on a variety of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous plants, including Taraxacum, Plantago, Populus, Salix and Alnus. Range 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 22 Feb. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author
Date 2001

References

Specimen Information

There are 69 specimens of this Species.

69 results plotted on map in 33 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12461 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hillcrest Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-15

UASM12457 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1930-07-28

UASM12459 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1938-07-23

UASM12465 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-18

UASM12474 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-07-21

UASM12472 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Pocahontas Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-08-14

UASM12473 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calgary Date Collected1925-07-31

UASM12475 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calgary Date Collected1948-08-09

UASM12453 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByHochachka, P. W. Date Collected1957-07-28

UASM12454 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByHochachka, P. W. Date Collected1957-07-28

UASM12460 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByHochachka, P. W. Date Collected1957-07-21

UASM12466 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByHochachka, P. W. Date Collected1957-07-28

UASM7039 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-07-24

UASM35926 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Grassy Mountain Collected ByPike, E. M. Date Collected1998-07-23

UASM43148 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-08-04

UASM43171 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-07-29

UASM43172 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-08-04

UASM43173 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-07-29

UASM43174 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bluffton Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1984-08-04

UASM43175 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-08-02

UASM43176 - Arctia caja

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-08-02

Adult Seasonal Distribution