Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1219357

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: July 24, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on dying back, pretty stripped, milkweed plant (on one of the lower leaves) at Baker Wetlands. Size: Approx. 1.75 - 2" in length. Weather: 81 degrees, 43% humidity, sunny skies with lots of clouds, very light occasional breezes.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 25, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County