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Ailanthus webworm

Atteva aure

Description:

Ailanthus webworm, Atteva aure, orange, blue and white markings on wings.

Habitat:

adopted Ailanthus trees as new host plant. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ailanthus_W.... Insect is from the tropics but migrates to eastern continental US.

Notes:

on queen anne's lace in this photo

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1 Comment

keithp2012
keithp2012 7 years ago

I found one in West Babylon and added it here, such a pretty species!

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.59, Long: -73.88

Spotted on Jul 30, 2010
Submitted on Jul 30, 2010

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