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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June 27, 2015 Sharon Watson Traill County, North Dakota, United States March 02, 2016 Details
August 10, 2015 Sparker Washington County, Arkansas, United States January 29, 2016 Details
September 26, 2015 Wakarusavalleygirl Shawnee County, Kansas, United States January 29, 2016 Details
June 19, 2015 curtis.lehman Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States January 25, 2016 Details
June 23, 2015 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States January 20, 2016 Details
June 06, 2015 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States January 17, 2016 Details
July 10, 2015 J_Martineau Dakota County, Minnesota, United States December 16, 2015 Details
July 29, 2014 doris potter Quebec, Canada December 04, 2015 Details
August 23, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada November 15, 2015 Details
August 10, 2015 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States November 07, 2015 Details
June 27, 2012 klebo Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States October 29, 2015 Details
August 19, 2015 Cheryl Bulat Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States October 23, 2015 Details
August 10, 2014 doublej Lake County, Illinois, United States October 13, 2015 Details
September 13, 2015 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States October 06, 2015 Details
September 09, 2015 Tommie Rogers Marion County, Tennessee, United States October 04, 2015 Details
September 22, 2015 pabirdermoore Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States September 22, 2015 Details
September 19, 2015 gwenbennett Carroll County, Arkansas, United States September 20, 2015 Details
August 29, 2015 AJ Trently Decatur County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2015 Details
August 28, 2015 aarongunnar Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States September 06, 2015 Details
August 26, 2015 aarongunnar Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States September 06, 2015 Details
August 31, 2015 KARENKay Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States September 06, 2015 Details
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