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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July 10, 2016 Bill Keim Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States November 27, 2016 Details
October 14, 2016 halpmom Hays County, Texas, United States November 13, 2016 Details
June 20, 2015 dandtkienzle Marshall County, Mississippi, United States November 06, 2016 Details
August 20, 2016 johnb2311 Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States October 02, 2016 Details
August 21, 2016 Joel Trick Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States October 02, 2016 Details
August 23, 2016 aarongunnar Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States October 02, 2016 Details
September 25, 2016 Momrn1971 Oldham County, Kentucky, United States October 02, 2016 Details
August 20, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hardin County, Kentucky, United States September 28, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 Wisconsinbutterflies Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States September 25, 2016 Details
August 01, 2016 Julie Alms Racine County, Wisconsin, United States September 25, 2016 Details
August 25, 2016 Hchasteen Davidson County, Tennessee, United States September 24, 2016 Details
September 07, 2016 nogud247 Jackson County, Missouri, United States September 16, 2016 Details
August 20, 2016 Warrior1 Lincoln County, Missouri, United States September 15, 2016 Details
August 02, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
August 30, 2016 curtis.lehman (John Fedak) Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2016 Details
August 17, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 18, 2016 Colin Gillette Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2016 Details
August 27, 2016 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States August 27, 2016 Details
August 26, 2016 curtis.lehman (John Fedak) McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2016 Details
August 19, 2016 digginflowers Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States August 23, 2016 Details
August 21, 2016 pasmithjr Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States August 21, 2016 Details
August 11, 2016 nefratari Clermont County, Ohio, United States August 20, 2016 Details
August 03, 2016 jennifereh Grundy County, Illinois, United States August 18, 2016 Details
August 05, 2016 OrganicMilkWeed Greene County, Ohio, United States August 16, 2016 Details
August 05, 2016 jlsoenneker Howard County, Maryland, United States August 12, 2016 Details
August 10, 2016 drmolkad La Salle County, Illinois, United States August 12, 2016 Details
August 07, 2016 Kermit57 Illinois, United States August 08, 2016 Details
August 04, 2016 janice.m.mills Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 06, 2016 Details
August 03, 2016 Carolesmith Allen County, Indiana, United States August 03, 2016 Details
July 25, 2016 hord Osage County, Missouri, United States August 02, 2016 Details
July 31, 2016 Kzfisherman McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 02, 2016 Details
August 02, 2016 Rantdavia New York, United States August 02, 2016 Details
July 31, 2016 joep01 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States August 02, 2016 Details
July 30, 2016 Allylook Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States July 31, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 Ansel Oommen New York, United States July 31, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 Ansel Oommen New York, United States July 31, 2016 Details
July 30, 2016 gbow155 York County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2016 Details
August 16, 2013 Benjamin Miller Knox County, Ohio, United States July 30, 2016 Details
July 29, 2016 JWGarf0709 De Kalb County, Illinois, United States July 29, 2016 Details
July 28, 2016 Keikosan Marion County, Ohio, United States July 28, 2016 Details
July 16, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 27, 2016 Details
July 27, 2016 Cekeys Montgomery County, Maryland, United States July 27, 2016 Details
July 20, 2016 digginflowers Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States July 24, 2016 Details
May 29, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada July 19, 2016 Details
July 08, 2016 sycspng Knox County, Tennessee, United States July 18, 2016 Details
June 30, 2016 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States July 09, 2016 Details
July 06, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States July 06, 2016 Details
August 11, 2015 Kitty329 Day County, South Dakota, United States June 27, 2016 Details
June 20, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2016 Details
June 15, 2016 trinectes Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States June 20, 2016 Details