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Spotted Apatelodes Moth (Apatelodes torrefacta)

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

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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Member Notes:

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Positive DiOhio 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.


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