Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Banded Tussock Moth

Halysidota tessellaris

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

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

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team