|Common name: Williams' tiger moth.
Hodges #: 8186 as Apantesis williamsii (Dodge).
Identification: Rfw 15.1 mm, fw with transverse lines not extending
below fold, hw pinkish-orange, variably infuscated, pro-tibia white
Similar species: 8179, 8182,
Distribution: western U.S. and southern Canada, not on Pacific
Hosts: larvae feed on Senecio-- groundsel and
Erigeron-- fleabane (Asteraceae).
Note: See-- The
Grammia complex in North Dakota.
ND, Golden Valley Co., Trotters. 17- VI- 1963.
coll. J. & P. Quinnell.
ND, Ransom Co., West I allotment, Sheyenne Natl.
grasslands. T135N, R52W, Sec. 4. Hg/UV lt. 13- VI- 1992.
coll. D. Cuthrell.