|Common name: St. Lawrence tiger moth.
Hodges #: 8162.
Identification: Rfw 32.6 mm, wing pattern distinctive; tegulae
brown, outer edge white, abdomen black dorsally, orange ventrally.
Similar species: 8166.
Distribution: Alaska, central Canada and northern U.S., southward
in Rockies to Colorado.
Hosts: larvae on woody plants: Alnus-- alder, Betula--
birch, and Salix-- willows, has been reared in captivity on
Lactuca-- wild lettuce.
MN, Lake Co., Lake Leander barrens, T60N
R19W, Sec. 17. Hg/UV light, 30- V- 1992, coll. G. Fauske.