Tephra Tussock Moth
Dasychira tephra
Hodges 8292

Digital image 05-07-06

Identified by Dr. James Adams, Georgia Lepidoptera

Identification: Forewing is olive to grayish brown, with dark scalloped lines that may be obscure. Also look for a broad dark lengthwise streak or dash. The hindwing is grayish brown with a faint trace of median band. Caterpillar host plants are Laurel, Water and White Oak

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