Moths of North Dakota

Arctiidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini

Grammia gibsoni McDunnough 1937

Common name: Listed here as 'Gibson's tiger moth.'

Hodges #: 8182 as Apantesis gibsoni McDunnough.

Identification: Rfw 15.7 mm, fw with at least two transverse lines, one proximal, one distal extending from costa to inner margin; hw pinkish orange, pro-tibia white dorsally.

Similar species: 8179, 8185, 8186, 8187, 8193.

Distribution: Western United States.

Hosts: not recorded, probably a variety of herbaceous plants.

Note: See-- The Grammia complex in North Dakota.


ND, Williams Co., Williston.  20- VIII- 1962.

Forewing showing transverse lines reaching inner margin.



Profemur of G. gibsoni showing white dorsal surface.





Last updated: 01/23/07

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

Published by the Department of Entomology 

Prospective students may schedule a visit by calling 1-800-488-NDSU.