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Ailanthus Webworm Moth

Atteva aurea

Description:

A type of ermine moth that folds its wings up into a streamlined shape. Orange with yellow-white and black designs; curly antennae. About 0.75 in long.

Notes:

This species is native to the American tropics, but has come North possibly due to climate change.

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CoJoMo
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CoJoMo

Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2016
Submitted on Sep 11, 2016

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