|Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)|
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
La Grange Park, Illinois
Rock Falls, Illinois
Gulivoire Park, Indiana
West Lafayette, Indiana
Naval Academy, Maryland
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Garden City, Michigan
Gibbstown, New Jersey
New Milford, New Jersey
Niagara Falls, New York
Concord, North Carolina
Mooresville, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
Bowling Green, Ohio
Fruit Hill, Ohio
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
|Neutral ||Magpye ||On Jul 27, 2007, Magpye from NW Qtr, AR
(Zone 6a) wrote:
The Ailanthus Webworm Moths are usually considered only minor pests - when in their larval form (caterpillar) .. especially in plant nurseries.
It's reported that they rarely do any serious damage.
Many times, folks have a tendency to forget that these guys are also valuable pollinators while in their moth form!
|Neutral ||mslehv ||On Oct 23, 2009, mslehv from Columbus, OH
(Zone 5b) wrote:
I believe these are also known as Ermine Moths.
|Positive ||themikesmom ||On Jan 28, 2013, themikesmom from Concord, NC wrote:
We have always wondered what these neat looking bugs were called! they almost look like their shiney and rainbow color from far back but on closer inspection they are the color of a firefly, except they are longer and skinnier looking, and a bit smaller in overall size.
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