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White-marked tussock moth (male)

Orgyia leucostigma

Description:

1/2" long male moth.

Habitat:

Semi rural

1 Species ID Suggestions

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago
White-marked Tussock Moth - ♂
Orgyia leucostigma Moth Photographers Group – Orgyia leucostigma – 8316


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7 Comments

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

You're very welcome, Karen.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks for the ID Fyn!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks carol & nexttogone!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

I missed this one from TN. Like it a lot!

nexttogone
nexttogone 9 years ago

What a beautiful color!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks Dominik, I will do more research.

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Erebidae, Lymantrinae, most probably an Orgyiini and might be Dasychira or Orgyia sp., male.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/43776/bgpa...
But I am absolutely not sure, just a hint...

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Oct 23, 2012
Submitted on Oct 25, 2012

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