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Variable Oakleaf Moth (Lochmaeus manteo)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Notodontidae
Genus: Lochmaeus
Species: manteo

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Springfield, Illinois
Latimer, Mississippi
Glouster, Ohio
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

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Member Notes:

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Neutral DiOhio On Jan 21, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Host Plants: Although the name suggests oak, the larvae also eat beech, birches, elms, hawthorn, linden, walnut, and other trees.

Timer: 11.09 jiffies (0.11088395118713).


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