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Hardwood Tussock Moth (Dasychira dorsipennata)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lymantriidae
Genus: Dasychira
Species: dorsipennata

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Winter Springs, Florida
Glouster, Ohio

By DiOhio
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Member Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral DiOhio On Jan 27, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:

This moth is also called the Sharp-lined Tussock moth.

Host Plant: Prefers willow; also feeds on beech, elms, hazelnut, juneberry and oaks.

1 Brood

Timer: 8.88 jiffies (0.088795900344849).


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