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 15, 2014 gfdanni Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States August 17, 2014 Details
August 16, 2014 pboleson Wells County, Indiana, United States August 17, 2014 Details
August 14, 2014 lgiller Hartford County, Connecticut, United States August 17, 2014 Details
August 06, 2014 Adelaide Montgomery County, Maryland, United States August 15, 2014 Details
August 10, 2014 Janet Snyder Montgomery County, Maryland, United States August 12, 2014 Details
July 30, 2014 Ron C Wilson123 New Brunswick, Canada August 11, 2014 Details
August 09, 2014 IsaacKerns Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
July 07, 2008 adamschaffer Stone County, Arkansas, United States August 05, 2014 Details
July 30, 2014 Rclev Rock Island County, Illinois, United States August 05, 2014 Details
July 26, 2014 maddiewils Calvert County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2014 Details
July 11, 2014 hnosowitz Massachusetts, United States July 26, 2014 Details
July 25, 2014 Jennifer Jilks Ontario, Canada July 26, 2014 Details
July 24, 2014 Jennifer Jilks Ontario, Canada July 26, 2014 Details
July 13, 2014 Bushytail3 Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2014 Details
July 24, 2014 Jdietrich Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States July 24, 2014 Details
July 20, 2014 Mapper Union County, Illinois, United States July 21, 2014 Details
July 10, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States July 19, 2014 Details
July 16, 2014 Debra Rose Keenan Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States July 16, 2014 Details
July 10, 2014 Clarentine Goochland County, Virginia, United States July 10, 2014 Details
June 21, 2014 Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States June 28, 2014 Details
June 24, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States June 26, 2014 Details
June 21, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada June 25, 2014 Details
June 22, 2014 joeverica Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States June 23, 2014 Details
September 03, 2013 Philip Childress Carroll County, Virginia, United States June 22, 2014 Details
June 17, 2014 curtis.lehman (Margaret Higbee) Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States June 22, 2014 Details
June 04, 2014 Mark Gustafson Guadalupe County, Texas, United States June 07, 2014 Details
July 09, 2013 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States June 04, 2014 Details
July 10, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States February 14, 2014 Details
August 11, 2013 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States February 11, 2014 Details
September 07, 2013 jratkins79 Rutland County, Vermont, United States February 11, 2014 Details
August 04, 2013 chemhoover Hartford County, Connecticut, United States February 07, 2014 Details
August 09, 2013 michaeloberg Iowa, United States January 22, 2014 Details
September 08, 2013 rodriguezaxelr Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States November 02, 2013 Details
September 02, 2013 MWTiger Rice County, Minnesota, United States October 11, 2013 Details
October 03, 2013 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 03, 2013 Details
August 17, 2013 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States September 30, 2013 Details
September 15, 2013 curtis.lehman Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States September 29, 2013 Details
July 13, 2013 wayne13114 Oswego County, New York, United States September 28, 2013 Details
September 28, 2013 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States September 28, 2013 Details
September 21, 2013 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States September 22, 2013 Details
August 17, 2013 Bergman Clay County, Minnesota, United States September 19, 2013 Details
August 25, 2013 Helen R Johansen Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States September 19, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 Alvin Ho Rice County, Minnesota, United States September 18, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 Tim Johnson Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States September 18, 2013 Details
July 21, 2013 Jonathan Williams Overton County, Tennessee, United States September 18, 2013 Details
August 01, 2013 mdking Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States September 17, 2013 Details
September 09, 2013 mrswheat12 Jefferson County, New York, United States September 15, 2013 Details
August 31, 2013 Brendamouse Allen County, Indiana, United States September 14, 2013 Details
September 06, 2013 jssprad Warrick County, Indiana, United States September 14, 2013 Details
September 14, 2013 vadancing Richmond City County, Virginia, United States September 14, 2013 Details