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Asian Gypsy Moth

Lymantria dispar

Description:

It's been expanding it's range across North America since 1860 which was introduced from Europe.

Habitat:

Hardwood forests, and city parks. They lay their eggs on moist hardwoods.

Notes:

This particular individual is a female. It doesn't fly. & it doesn't have eating mouth parts.

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3 Comments

al_ee_oop
al_ee_oop 9 years ago

:)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

And it seems to have a fur coat! Interesting Information.

surekha
surekha 9 years ago

Such a beautiful moth!

al_ee_oop
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al_ee_oop

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Jul 26, 2012

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