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Spiny oakworm moth (larva)

Anisota stigma


The Spiny Oakworm Moth is a moth of the Saturniidae family. It is found from Massachusetts and south Ontario to Florida, west to Minnesota, Kansas and Texas. The wingspan is about 45 mm. The larvae mainly feed on Oak, but have also been reported on Hazel and Basswood.


Found on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Oh. I'm sorry for the confusion.

Aaron_G 10 years ago

Thanks, but I'm in the central United States, not the northeast.

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Pawhuska, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2009
Submitted on Jan 10, 2012

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