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Banded Tussock Moth

Halysidota tessellaris


Family: Erebidae. Subfamily: Arctiinae. Tribe: Arctiini (Tiger Moths). Also called Pale Tiger Moth. Common. Length: 22-25 mm. Pale tan FW has irregular pattern of slightly darker, black-edged bands. Thorax has turquoise and yellow dorsal stripes.


Woodlands or wherever deciduous trees and shrubs are found (including alder, ash, birch elm, oak, and willow.) Came to porch light.

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Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2014
Submitted on Oct 21, 2014

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