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Ailanthus webworm moth

Atteva aurea

Description:

Orange,white, and black With the body shape as a firefly

Habitat:

Unknown

Notes:

Found in my backyard

1 Comment

MaggieNoel
MaggieNoel 4 years ago

Cool thanks
I always find them on milkweed in my backyard

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

These beautiful insects are actually a type of moth! Check out the link I provided with the ID suggestion to compare. :-) Neat find. I have only seen them solo, never more than one at a time.

MaggieNoel
Spotted by
MaggieNoel

Royal Oak, Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.51, Long: -83.18

Spotted on Jul 22, 2014
Submitted on Jul 23, 2014

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