by Jeffrey S. Pippen | Back to Jeff's Moths Page | Jeff's Nature PagesCommon in eastern North America.
|Rosy Maple Moth (Dryacampa rubicunda)|
Shinleaf Recreation Area, Falls Lake, Wake Co., NC
26 May 2008
Found on wall under outside bathroom light in campground.
|Rosy Maple Moth caterpillar (Dryacampa rubicunda)|
Set Chutes, Quebec
6 Aug 2005
Also known as the Green-striped Mapleworm, the caterpillars feed on maples and oaks.
Annotated habitat and distribution information listed above is from Radford, Ahles, & Bell. 1968. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. UNC Press; Alan Weakley's Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia; and from personal observations and discussions with Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Bob Wilbur. Supplemental resources include USDA plants website, and NatureServe.
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