Moths of North Dakota

Arctiidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini

Grammia williamsii (Dodge 1871)

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 dorsally. 

Similar species: 8179, 8182, 8185, 8187, 8193.

Distribution: western U.S. and southern Canada, not on Pacific coast.

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.







Last updated: 01/23/07

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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