Euchaetes egle – Milkweed Tussock Moth

Hodges # 8238

Caterpillar food:  milkweeds  (Bugguide)

These caterpillars live in clusters on milkweed leaves.  I found this group on Common Milkweed on 8/29/2008

 

6/24/2012  An adult came to my lights.

 

6/24/2012   This shows its yellow, black-spotted abdomen.

 

6/24/2012

Euchaetes egle 6-24-12 3

 

7/4/2012

Euchaetes egle 7-4-12 1

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