Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1199791

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: August 28, 2002
Submitted by: lizmcd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The milkweed tussock moth was sharing some common milkweed with a monarch caterpillar when found (the monarch's thoracic filaments are visible below the leaf).
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: March 02, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Garrett County