Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1370754

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: September 07, 2023
Date notes: Sunny 84 degrees
Submitted by: Littlewing
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding heavily on Honeyvine milkweed by the dozens in our garden
Status: Resident
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: September 07, 2023
Coordinator notes: I appreciated you identifying the type of milkweed. I've had that type of milkweed at every home I've owned in Kansas, never realizing it was a milkweed until many years ago finding Monarch larvae using it. Now I know the name - thank you! JAMES STEEN
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Crawford County