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scientific name    Pararctia yarrowii    

common name     Yarrow's Tiger

habitat
Rocky alpine tundra where willows (Salix) grow.

seasonality
Mid July to mid August, depending on the snow pack.

identification
Pattern and colour overall similar to Platarctia parthenos and Arctia caja, but this species is smaller.

life history
Adults are diurnal, and are swift fliers. Not known to come to light.

diet info
Unknown. Possibly alpine shrub willows, as in Pararctia lapponica (Freina & Witt, 1987).

range
Yukon and western N.W.T. south to Colorado and Arizona.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=236



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