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Small Tigermoth - Arctia plantaginis

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
This species is diurnal and is not attracted to light.

Range Comments
Parasemia plantaginis occurs across most of Canada, north to Alaska and south in the mountains to Arizona. This species was described from Europe, and also inhabits much of Eurasia.

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 17

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Food Habits
A generalist on low-growing herbacous plants.

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Small Tigermoth — Arctia plantaginis.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from