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, 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
August 31, 2013 curtis.lehman Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States September 14, 2013 Details
September 10, 2013 Mark Wheeler Washington County, Minnesota, United States September 12, 2013 Details
September 12, 2013 Athompson Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States September 12, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 lrbmidwife Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2013 Details
September 10, 2013 Nancy Today Ontario, Canada September 10, 2013 Details
September 04, 2013 wetland68 Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 08, 2013 Details
September 01, 2013 marquy Wayne County, Michigan, United States September 05, 2013 Details
September 01, 2013 Pam Solursh Ontario, Canada September 04, 2013 Details
September 02, 2013 Pink Tulips Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States September 03, 2013 Details
August 30, 2013 Jeff Brown Greene County, Ohio, United States September 02, 2013 Details
September 01, 2013 dovetail Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States September 01, 2013 Details
August 30, 2013 Lois Heidrick New York, United States August 31, 2013 Details
August 29, 2013 lititzpa Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States August 29, 2013 Details
August 28, 2013 Smokin270 York County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2013 Details
August 24, 2013 debballet Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2013 Details
August 11, 2013 menasian Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2013 Details
August 24, 2013 Jeff Brown Greene County, Ohio, United States August 25, 2013 Details
August 15, 2013 BigMcC62 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 23, 2013 Details
August 23, 2013 Jody Ontario, Canada August 23, 2013 Details
August 01, 2013 XtopherSavage Essex County, Massachusetts, United States August 21, 2013 Details
August 06, 2013 Colleen62 Ontario, Canada August 21, 2013 Details
August 19, 2013 Colleen62 Ontario, Canada August 21, 2013 Details
August 05, 2013 devaleah Frederick County, Virginia, United States August 19, 2013 Details
July 15, 2013 suzyque Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States August 19, 2013 Details
August 09, 2013 juliereid Ontario, Canada August 18, 2013 Details
September 10, 2012 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States August 17, 2013 Details
August 08, 2013 tjechura Lake County, Michigan, United States August 17, 2013 Details