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 Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva aurea aka Atteva ergatica) - Atteva aurea

Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva aurea aka Atteva ergatica) - Atteva aurea
Madison, Madison County, Alabama, USA
July 14, 2015
The moth was on a Passiflora incarnata, the Purple Passionflower. It is the host plant of the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly and is used by the Fritillary as both nectar and larval host plant. The Atteva was beside a yellow droplet that may have contained an egg although it was difficult to tell. Several of the Passiflora leaves were folded as described for eggs. So it may be using this as a host in Alabama. However, I do not know if this is a male or female.