Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1184999

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: September 02, 2018
Date notes: Time is approximate.
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was on the same plant as another (different) caterpillar, common milkweed. Nearby plants included butterfly bushes, zinnias, a lupine, larkspur, and sunflowers. Size: Approx. 1.25" Weather: Hot, humid and windy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 03, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Douglas County, United States, Kansas