Spotted Apatelodes Moth (Apatelodes torrefacta)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Bombycidae
Genus: Apatelodes
Species: torrefacta

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Greenwood, Delaware
Cornelia, Georgia
Livingston, Louisiana
Fallston, Maryland
Oakland, Maryland
Fremont, Nebraska
Kingston, New York
Medina, New York
Fletcher, North Carolina
Cincinnati, Ohio
Glouster, Ohio
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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On Jan 21, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

The larvae to this moth can have either yellow, white, or gray setae. The ends of the prolegs are red.

Host plants include a wide range of trees and shrubs such as apples, maples, oaks, and Prunus species.

Two generations.