Attributes of Spilosoma congrua

Agreeable Tiger Moth
Spilosoma congrua Walker, 1855

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Pure white and nearly identical to the Pink-legged Tiger Moth (Spilosoma latipennis), but coxa and femur of the foreleg are yellow, not pink. Some specimens have black spots in pm. and st. areas of forewing.
Wing Span: 2.7-4.7 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Herbaceous plants, including dandelions and pigweed. Larva has also been seen boring into mushroom stems.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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June 19, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
June 02, 2014 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States July 12, 2014 Details
May 31, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada June 07, 2014 Details
May 24, 2014 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States May 27, 2014 Details
May 19, 2014 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States May 23, 2014 Details
May 12, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States May 17, 2014 Details
April 20, 2014 von40827 Leslie County, Kentucky, United States April 23, 2014 Details
June 10, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2014 Details
April 22, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 23, 2014 Details
April 15, 2014 curtis.lehman (Karen and Gary Campbell) Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States April 23, 2014 Details
May 01, 2013 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States March 04, 2014 Details
April 18, 2004 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States February 27, 2014 Details
June 28, 2013 curtis.lehman (Stephen Kloiber) Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States February 19, 2014 Details
July 31, 2012 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States February 18, 2014 Details
August 08, 2013 cyric Washington County, Rhode Island, United States February 14, 2014 Details
May 23, 2013 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States January 21, 2014 Details
July 30, 2013 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States January 16, 2014 Details
June 14, 2013 curtis.lehman Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States January 06, 2014 Details
June 09, 2011 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States October 08, 2013 Details
March 09, 2011 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States September 26, 2013 Details
September 16, 2013 nature sue Talbot County, Maryland, United States September 16, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 mimidharp@yahoo.com Carroll County, Maryland, United States September 02, 2013 Details
July 24, 2013 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 27, 2013 Details
June 18, 2013 trever Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States August 05, 2013 Details
July 08, 2013 brhodes_avl_nc Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States July 13, 2013 Details
June 04, 2013 Agrostemma Guilford County, North Carolina, United States June 15, 2013 Details
June 07, 2013 Esjay Burnett County, Wisconsin, United States June 11, 2013 Details
June 22, 2012 MaryAnn Friedman Okaloosa County, Florida, United States June 09, 2013 Details
June 07, 2013 Scotiaspinner Nova Scotia, Canada June 07, 2013 Details
June 07, 2013 jawinget Monroe County, Illinois, United States June 07, 2013 Details
June 05, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 06, 2013 Details
May 25, 2013 birder89 Lawrence County, Ohio, United States June 05, 2013 Details
May 20, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 20, 2013 Details
March 17, 2013 GLBruce Georgia, United States, Wayne County May 16, 2013 Details
May 10, 2013 Mike Stinson Buckingham County, Virginia, United States May 15, 2013 Details
May 02, 2013 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States May 13, 2013 Details
September 16, 2012 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States May 09, 2013 Details
May 09, 2013 von40827 Leslie County, Kentucky, United States May 09, 2013 Details
April 25, 2013 Mensore Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States April 26, 2013 Details
June 07, 2012 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 06, 2013 Details
April 13, 2010 vmhawke Dunklin County, Missouri, United States March 15, 2013 Details
June 19, 2002 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States February 27, 2013 Details
July 02, 2001 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States February 27, 2013 Details
July 02, 2003 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States February 27, 2013 Details
April 13, 2012 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States February 22, 2013 Details
April 30, 2012 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States February 22, 2013 Details
August 02, 2010 AJ Trently Decatur County, Tennessee, United States January 16, 2013 Details
June 23, 2012 bjones7777 Obion County, Tennessee, United States November 17, 2012 Details
May 18, 2012 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States November 05, 2012 Details
August 24, 2012 Howell Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States September 03, 2012 Details