Species Details

Lophocampa maculata

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Common NameMottled Tiger, Spotted Tussock SeasonalityMid June - early July. IdentificationThere are no other species in Alberta with which this one can be confused.
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Scientific Name Lophocampa maculata Common Name Mottled Tiger, Spotted Tussock Habitat Found throughout the southern boreal forest and riparian habitats in the prairies. Seasonality Mid June - early July. Identification There are no other species in Alberta with which this one can be confused.
Royal Alberta Museum page
Life History No information available. Conservation Common Diet Info A wide variety of trees and shrubs, including Acer, Salix, Populus, Betula and Alnus. Range Widespread throughout most of North America.

Citation

Page Citation for Lophocampa maculata

Page Citation

"Lophocampa maculata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-256. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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