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scientific name    Grammia parthenice    

common name     Parthenice Tiger

habitat
Found throughout the parkland and the mixed boreal forest, especially in open grassy areas.

seasonality
Peak activity from mid July to early August.

identification
Similar to G. virgo, but lacking the black spot in the middle of the hindwing. The transverse median band of the forewing is usually broader than in virgo. Parthenice is also slightly smaller overall.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Common.

diet info
A variety of herbaceous plants including grass, plantain (Plantago spp.), and dandelion (Taraxacum officinale).

range
Newfoundland west to Vancouver Island, B.C., south to Florida and New Mexico.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=262



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