|scientific name Pararctia yarrowii |
common name Yarrow's Tiger
Rocky alpine tundra where willows (Salix) grow.
Mid July to mid August, depending on the snow pack.
Pattern and colour overall similar to Platarctia parthenos and Arctia caja, but this species is smaller.
Adults are diurnal, and are swift fliers. Not known to come to light.
Unknown. Possibly alpine shrub willows, as in Pararctia lapponica (Freina & Witt, 1987).
Yukon and western N.W.T. south to Colorado and Arizona.
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