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Wings and body pure, gleaming white, separated from other all-white moths by wing shape and stout, hairy body. Male antennae orangish. Wingspan 2.7-3.3 cm. Food plants are hackberry and redbud. April - May; July - Sept. Range Wash. D.C. to Florida, west to se. Mo. and La. Rare northward; Common in Florida
woodland, edge of woods. I live in rich, mesic forest with lots of redbuds on my property.
The larvae of this moth have stinging spines.
Spotted on Jul 22, 2013
Submitted on Jul 22, 2013
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