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Species Arctia yarrowii - Yarrow's Tiger - Hodges#8165.2

Pararctia lapponica maybe - Arctia yarrowii Pararctia yarrowii (lapponica) - Arctia yarrowii
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Arctiina
Genus Arctia
Species yarrowii (Yarrow's Tiger - Hodges#8165.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arctia yarrowii (Stretch, [1874])
Phylogenetic sequence #930286
Yukon and western N.W.T. south to Colorado and Arizona. a
Rocky alpine tundra where willows (Salix) grow. a
Mid July to mid August, depending on the snow pack. a
Unknown. Possibly alpine shrub willows, as in Pararctia lapponica (Freina & Witt, 1987) a
Adults are diurnal, and are swift fliers. Not known to come to light. a
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults and caterpillar
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
E. H. Strickland Museum – species description