Daily Archives: July 18, 2013

Random Insect: Ailanthus webworm moth

Ailanthus webworm moths (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae: Atteva aurea) are relatively common natives of eastern North America. The colorfully-patterned adults can usually be found near old fields and meadows where they sip wildflower nectar. Most moths are nocturnal, but these individuals can … Continue reading

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