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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November 19, 2016 curtis.lehman Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States November 19, 2016 Details
November 01, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States November 12, 2016 Details
August 25, 2016 mdolomieu1 Greene County, Missouri, United States October 26, 2016 Details
October 05, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States October 25, 2016 Details
October 17, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 22, 2016 Details
October 03, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2016 Details
October 07, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2016 Details
October 09, 2016 treichard Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2016 Details
October 15, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2016 Details
October 02, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 16, 2016 Details
September 15, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States October 15, 2016 Details
July 01, 2016 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 12, 2016 Details
September 25, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States October 11, 2016 Details
October 05, 2016 trinectes Wayne County, Indiana, United States October 10, 2016 Details
September 24, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States October 10, 2016 Details
August 18, 2016 curtis.lehman Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States October 06, 2016 Details
September 20, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 06, 2016 Details
October 04, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2016 Details
September 17, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 01, 2016 Details
August 27, 2016 KristenR Putnam County, Tennessee, United States September 24, 2016 Details
September 22, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 23, 2016 Details
August 28, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 22, 2016 Details
September 21, 2016 Raebryn515 Somerset County, New Jersey, United States September 22, 2016 Details
August 01, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 14, 2016 Details
July 29, 2016 SuperTiger Clarke County, Georgia, United States September 13, 2016 Details
September 01, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 06, 2016 Details
September 01, 2016 Slugbait Ontario, Canada September 05, 2016 Details
August 25, 2016 S R Butcher Trumbull County, Ohio, United States September 01, 2016 Details
August 31, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2016 Details
August 28, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 29, 2016 Details
August 27, 2016 Hailee Rae De Witt County, Illinois, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 27, 2016 jwilkinson Howard County, Maryland, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 25, 2016 jwilkinson Howard County, Maryland, United States August 27, 2016 Details
August 25, 2016 digginflowers Kent County, Delaware, United States August 27, 2016 Details
July 26, 2016 B Manning Polk County, Iowa, United States August 26, 2016 Details
August 26, 2016 ebruckner Geauga County, Ohio, United States August 26, 2016 Details
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