Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1171070

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: July 17, 2018
Submitted by: Prairie Wetland...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Still. Moved in place when touched. Are there actually two of them in this photo? If so, is the one on the left eating the one on the right? Do they do that?! Weather was 80s and sunny.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: September 20, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Otter Tail County, United States, Minnesota