Garden Tiger Moth
Location: Cochrane, AB
Date: August 14, 2010
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Garden Tiger Moth

Common Name:  Garden Tiger Moth

Latin Name:  Arctia caja utahensis Edwards, 1886
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Wingspan:  50 - 70 mm

Range: Alberta

Habitat:  Meadows and clearings in forested areas

Time of year seen: July to August (Additional Sightings)

Caterpillar's Diet:  Alder, apple, cherry, poplar and willow 




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