Attributes of Atteva aurea

Ailanthus Webworm Moth
Atteva aurea (Cramer, 1781)

Family: Yponomeutidae
Subfamily:
Identification: Forewing orange, with four bands of yellow spots outlined in black. Spots smaller in Florida population, which until recently was considered a separate species. Hindwing smoky gray.
Wing Span: 1.8-3 cm.
Life History: Larva lives in communal webs.
Flight: March-November.
Caterpillar Hosts: Ailanthus and paradise tree.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: New York to Florida, west to Nebraska and Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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October 21, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States February 24, 2015 Details
May 20, 2014 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States February 23, 2015 Details
September 20, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 09, 2015 Details
June 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States February 04, 2015 Details
July 31, 2012 curtis.lehman (Bill Keim) Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States February 01, 2015 Details
October 04, 2013 tjrickert Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
August 19, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
September 03, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States January 26, 2015 Details
November 02, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
July 10, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States January 09, 2015 Details
July 02, 2014 Intrinsic3141 Suffolk County, New York, United States January 08, 2015 Details
September 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 03, 2015 Details
September 15, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 29, 2014 Details
July 22, 2012 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States December 25, 2014 Details
September 11, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 20, 2014 Details
September 22, 2014 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States December 20, 2014 Details
September 15, 2014 grayhairstreak New Castle County, Delaware, United States December 14, 2014 Details
September 03, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 12, 2014 Details
August 26, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 03, 2014 Details
August 25, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 02, 2014 Details
November 25, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States November 25, 2014 Details
October 26, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States November 23, 2014 Details
July 08, 2014 trever Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States November 17, 2014 Details
September 27, 2014 curtis.lehman Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States September 30, 2014 Details
July 17, 2014 WendyJG Winnebago County, Illinois, United States September 29, 2014 Details
July 02, 2014 WendyJG Winnebago County, Illinois, United States September 29, 2014 Details
July 16, 2014 WendyJG Winnebago County, Illinois, United States September 29, 2014 Details
September 28, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 29, 2014 Details
September 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 29, 2014 Details
July 23, 2014 snakeowl Fulton County, Georgia, United States September 11, 2014 Details
August 31, 2014 ktaylo Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States September 11, 2014 Details
September 08, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 09, 2014 Details
September 08, 2014 digginflowers Page County, Virginia, United States September 08, 2014 Details
August 28, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States September 02, 2014 Details
August 18, 2014 michaeloberg Webster County, Iowa, United States September 01, 2014 Details
August 01, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
August 30, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
July 21, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 25, 2014 Details
August 25, 2014 Mike Stinson Charlotte County, Virginia, United States August 25, 2014 Details
August 03, 2014 D_narango New Castle County, Delaware, United States August 15, 2014 Details
July 28, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 12, 2014 Details
August 10, 2014 osprey1984 District of Columbia, United States August 11, 2014 Details
September 10, 2010 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
August 08, 2014 BonnieA Cape May County, New Jersey, United States August 09, 2014 Details
August 09, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 09, 2014 Details
August 02, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 03, 2014 Details
July 30, 2014 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2014 Details
July 30, 2014 Elaine Link Macoupin County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2014 Details
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
September 06, 2013 adamschaffer Madison County, Arkansas, United States July 25, 2014 Details