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scientific name    Spilosoma dubia    

common name     Dubious Tiger

habitat
Found primarily in the aspen parkland and southern boreal forest.

seasonality
Mid May to mid June.

identification
Although somewhat variable, the heavy wing maculation of this Spilosoma is diagnostic. The forewing spots run together, and a postmedial line is usually visible.

life history
No information available.

diet info
Prunus serotina (Handfield 1999). Other hosts are unknown.

range
This species if found from south-eastern Canada west to Alberta. An eastern species, which is absent from most of the western U.S.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=218



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