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Banded Tussock Moth

Halysidota tessellaris


About 25 cm long. Black and white lashes, grey body, with a slightly darker lateral dorsal band. Orange below head.


Found in mixed hardwoods on a bed of creeping charlie (Glechoma hederacea). Moved to an area with better light.

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West Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2012
Submitted on Aug 24, 2012

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