8316– Orgyia leucostigma,

White Marked Tussock Moth

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General Species Information

Host Plant: apple, birch, black locust, cherry, elm, hackberry, hickory, oak, rose, willow...fir, hemlock, larch, spruce and other conifers, Host unknown in the Keys

Historical Range:  Eastern USA

Our Experience with this Species: Jim Troubridge reports this species from Key Largo and Marathon from the months of March, July and December

Notes:  Females of this species are wingless and do not fly

Distribution Chart

K. Largo   Marath. Ba. Hond     B.P.K.   No Name  Sck. Isd.    K. West
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed on that island

Adult Flight Chart

  Jan.       Feb.     Mar.     Apr.    May     Jun.      Jul.       Aug.     Sep.     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed in that month

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