Wild Florida Photo - Spilosoma congrua

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Spilosoma congrua

AGREEABLE TIGER MOTH

YELLOW-LEGGED TIGER MOTH

Florida native

 

This moth ranges through much of the Eastern United States, west into North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. Also found in Ontario and New Brunswick.
Mostly white, with a few black spots on the forewings. The edge of the front legs are often yellow-orange. If any black on the legs, it is not separated into multiple bands (which would be S.virginica - Virginian tiger moth).

 
Spilosoma congrua is a member of the Erebidae - Quadrifid noctuids family.
 

















For more information on this species, visit the following link:
BugGuide.net page for this species

Date record last modified:
Sep 21, 2019