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scientific name    Grammia doris    

common name     Doris Tiger

Associated with open willow/sedge fens and possibly other open wetlands in the boreal forest.

Mid June to early July.

Transverse bands greatly reduced or absent (no transverse white markings in the forewing discal cell). Broad, white costal band. The specimen illustrated is a rare variant where the white markings of the forewing and thorax have a pink flush to them.

life history
No information available.

diet info
Lactuca sativa, Taraxacum officinale (Handfield, 1999). Probably a variety of low growing plants.

Eastern North America west to B.C., absent from the western U.S. except for eastern Texas (Ferguson et al., 2000).

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