Attributes of Euchaetes egle

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle (Drury, 1773)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Body and wings mouse gray, with collar, forecoxae, and abdomen yellow; rows of black spots on abdomen. Wings usually unmarked, but some individuals have very faint, darker postmedial line and reniform spot on forewing.
Wing Span: 3.2 - 4.3 cm
Life History:
Flight: 2 flights; September - May.
Caterpillar Hosts: Milkweeds.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Maine and southern Canada to Florida; west to Minnesota and Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 28, 2015 David Trently Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2015 Details
August 31, 2015 kaycks York County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2015 Details
August 23, 2015 ereagan Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States August 28, 2015 Details
August 22, 2015 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
August 22, 2015 Vince Moxon Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 24, 2015 Details
August 23, 2015 Anna Busser Erik Warren County, New York, United States August 23, 2015 Details
August 16, 2015 carleypasq Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States August 20, 2015 Details
July 23, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 18, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 meadowlarkmama Stearns County, Minnesota, United States August 16, 2015 Details
August 10, 2015 Ilovebutterflies74 Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States August 16, 2015 Details
August 13, 2015 bevann Dyer County, Tennessee, United States August 16, 2015 Details
August 09, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 16, 2015 Details
August 02, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 13, 2015 Details
August 12, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 13, 2015 Details
August 01, 2015 AllisonA1981 Will County, Illinois, United States August 07, 2015 Details
August 06, 2015 landres Portage County, Ohio, United States August 07, 2015 Details
August 05, 2015 Angelique559 Miami County, Indiana, United States August 06, 2015 Details
July 24, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 05, 2015 Details
August 05, 2015 bubblelovr Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States August 05, 2015 Details
July 17, 2015 FPohland Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States August 02, 2015 Details
August 01, 2015 Garden1 Monroe County, Michigan, United States August 02, 2015 Details
August 02, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 02, 2015 Details
August 01, 2015 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States August 01, 2015 Details
July 26, 2015 Ekelley Jackson County, Missouri, United States July 26, 2015 Details
July 25, 2015 rltexter St Clair County, Illinois, United States July 25, 2015 Details
July 16, 2015 7Hoosiers Clark County, Indiana, United States July 16, 2015 Details
July 13, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 13, 2015 Details
July 10, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 09, 2015 Details
July 05, 2015 LepidoBot19 Madison County, Kentucky, United States July 05, 2015 Details
June 07, 2015 marshallbw72 Williamson County, Tennessee, United States June 30, 2015 Details
May 29, 2015 CathK Albany County, New York, United States June 01, 2015 Details
September 07, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
August 21, 2014 rainbow-cell Wexford County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
September 03, 2014 plantlady Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
September 17, 2014 mary blain Allegan County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
October 01, 2014 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
July 27, 2013 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States February 19, 2015 Details
July 30, 2014 CathK Albany County, New York, United States February 12, 2015 Details
August 06, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 08, 2015 Details
August 23, 2014 Taffet Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States January 20, 2015 Details
August 18, 2013 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States January 17, 2015 Details
August 04, 2013 tjrickert Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States January 16, 2015 Details
June 20, 2014 Blocky Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States January 12, 2015 Details
June 28, 2014 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States January 04, 2015 Details
July 28, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States January 01, 2015 Details
August 22, 2014 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States November 17, 2014 Details
November 02, 2014 ddodd Cameron County, Texas, United States November 13, 2014 Details
September 17, 2014 Lesimonsez Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States September 17, 2014 Details
September 14, 2014 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 16, 2014 Details