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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth (Male)

Malacosoma americanum

Notes:

This is the moth of Malacosoma americanum, which is the adult form of the much more common Eastern Tent Caterpillar. They are characterized by fawn-colored wings, more brown in the case of a male, and more yellow in the case of a female. Spotted in Gray, Maine during vacation. Came to light.

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Jacob Gorneau
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Jacob Gorneau

Maine, USA

Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Jun 28, 2012

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