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White-marked Tussock Moth

Orgyia leucostigma

Description:

1.5 inches long, Very interesting patterning. Red head, long black antennae off-white tufts along its upper body

Habitat:

Southern Louisiana Swampland.


1 Species ID Suggestions

KenCheeks
KenCheeks 6 years ago
White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma Orgyia leucostigma


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2 Comments

Ariana
Ariana 6 years ago

Good to know KenCheeks! Thank you.

KenCheeks
KenCheeks 6 years ago

This one can deliver a painful sting.

Ariana
Spotted by
Ariana

Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.74, Long: -90.13

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 18, 2013

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