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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth (Male)

Malacosoma americanum


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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