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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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
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
August 16, 2015 Butterfly Ridge Hocking County, Ohio, United States December 07, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 curtis.lehman (Jeff Pusateri) Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States November 29, 2015 Details
June 07, 2015 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States November 17, 2015 Details
June 27, 2015 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States November 07, 2015 Details
November 05, 2015 Sunrisegardener Ontario, Canada November 05, 2015 Details
July 10, 2015 curtis.lehman Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States November 01, 2015 Details
September 06, 2015 Jack Senzig Racine County, Wisconsin, United States October 30, 2015 Details
August 13, 2015 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States October 21, 2015 Details
September 11, 2009 AJ Trently Lewis County, Tennessee, United States October 19, 2015 Details
October 13, 2015 Selwyn Quan Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States October 19, 2015 Details
October 24, 2014 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada October 13, 2015 Details
October 10, 2015 gunhilda Payne County, Oklahoma, United States October 12, 2015 Details
July 10, 2014 Blocky Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States October 11, 2015 Details
September 24, 2014 Mpagliarini Newport County, Rhode Island, United States October 11, 2015 Details
September 22, 2015 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States October 04, 2015 Details
September 27, 2015 Jonathan Clark Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, United States October 04, 2015 Details
September 13, 2015 Tindomul1of9 Queens County, New York, United States October 03, 2015 Details
October 01, 2015 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States October 02, 2015 Details
August 30, 2015 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States September 24, 2015 Details
September 20, 2015 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States September 22, 2015 Details
September 14, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 18, 2015 Details
September 14, 2015 pabirdermoore Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States September 17, 2015 Details
September 13, 2015 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 13, 2015 Details
September 10, 2015 Mike Dillon Texas, Marion County, United States September 11, 2015 Details
September 11, 2015 Ken Bosso East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States September 11, 2015 Details
September 05, 2015 johnmiller Bradley County, Tennessee, United States September 08, 2015 Details
September 04, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States September 04, 2015 Details