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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August 18, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States August 24, 2016 Details
August 12, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States August 22, 2016 Details
August 14, 2016 CA Ivy Crawford County, Arkansas, United States August 22, 2016 Details
September 05, 2015 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States August 21, 2016 Details
August 09, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 19, 2016 Details
August 19, 2016 digginflowers Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States August 19, 2016 Details
July 08, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 19, 2016 Details
August 18, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 18, 2016 Details
August 11, 2016 SaraJE Ontario, Canada August 17, 2016 Details
August 13, 2016 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States August 15, 2016 Details
August 09, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 14, 2016 Details
June 17, 2015 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 12, 2016 Details
July 23, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States August 11, 2016 Details
August 14, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 10, 2016 Details
July 10, 2016 stormyeyes99 Ocean County, New Jersey, United States August 09, 2016 Details
August 01, 2016 Karen Adams Franklin County, Ohio, United States August 08, 2016 Details
August 05, 2016 SherriWood Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States August 05, 2016 Details
July 26, 2016 Debbie Wisser McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 04, 2016 Details
April 30, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 04, 2016 Details
August 03, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 03, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 Ansel Oommen New York, United States August 01, 2016 Details
August 01, 2016 Benjamin Miller Knox County, Ohio, United States August 01, 2016 Details
July 27, 2016 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2016 Details
July 21, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States July 30, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 Dogsledding101 Ontario, Canada July 29, 2016 Details
July 26, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
July 16, 2016 treichard District of Columbia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
July 12, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 24, 2016 Details
July 23, 2016 Mluna25 Queens County, New York, United States July 23, 2016 Details
July 20, 2016 digginflowers Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States July 22, 2016 Details
July 13, 2016 Carpinus Richmond County, New York, United States July 13, 2016 Details
June 26, 2016 Swordthrower Madison County, Indiana, United States June 26, 2016 Details
June 09, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States June 23, 2016 Details
June 04, 2016 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
May 27, 2016 Allen Belden Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States May 30, 2016 Details
May 10, 2016 K Stilwell Russell County, Virginia, United States May 17, 2016 Details
July 07, 2014 pomarinejaeger Tuscola County, Michigan, United States May 04, 2016 Details
August 16, 2013 mfontenot27 Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States May 04, 2016 Details
August 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 09, 2016 Details
August 01, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States February 18, 2016 Details
July 29, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States February 14, 2016 Details
July 24, 2015 JohnRoosenberg Albany County, New York, United States February 09, 2016 Details
September 30, 2007 hlivings Texas, Llano County, United States January 26, 2016 Details
July 18, 2015 t_hackler Benton County, Arkansas, United States January 22, 2016 Details
September 11, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States January 15, 2016 Details
August 28, 2015 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States January 12, 2016 Details
May 26, 2015 curtis.lehman (Jerry McWilliams) Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States January 11, 2016 Details
July 01, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States December 23, 2015 Details
November 25, 2015 Cathy Miller Chatham County, Georgia, United States December 21, 2015 Details
July 12, 2015 J_Martineau Faribault County, Minnesota, United States December 17, 2015 Details