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 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
September 13, 2014 jim8435wisc Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States September 14, 2014 Details
June 13, 2014 b.cn.u Ontario, Canada September 13, 2014 Details
August 07, 2014 Planty Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States September 10, 2014 Details
September 07, 2014 poolefam4nature Franklin County, Kentucky, United States September 07, 2014 Details
September 05, 2014 Schnapps Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States September 05, 2014 Details
August 17, 2014 kejackson4 Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States September 04, 2014 Details
August 18, 2014 digginflowers Seneca County, New York, United States September 03, 2014 Details
September 03, 2014 susannas Ontario, Canada September 03, 2014 Details
September 03, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 03, 2014 Details
August 27, 2014 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States September 02, 2014 Details
August 31, 2014 Gail77 Ontario, Canada August 31, 2014 Details
August 20, 2014 rjcohrs Hancock County, Indiana, United States August 30, 2014 Details
August 28, 2014 rikki39 Summit County, Ohio, United States August 29, 2014 Details
August 26, 2014 Mariposa14 Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2014 Details
August 23, 2014 Dave Fairall Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States August 24, 2014 Details
August 22, 2014 mbruno Orange County, New York, United States August 22, 2014 Details
August 04, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 21, 2014 Details
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