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Erebidae
930168.008316Orgyia leucostigma (Smith, 1797) – White-marked Tussock Moth
Hodges 8316
Ken Childs
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena leucostigma Smith, 1797
Cladophora leucographa Geyer, 1832
Orgyia meridionalis Riotte, 1974
Orgyia intermedia Fitch, 1856
Orgyia borealis Fitch, 1856
Orgyia obliviosa Edwards, 1886
Acyphas plagiata Walker, 1855
Orgyia wardi Riotte, 1971
Orgyia sablensis Neil, 1979
Orgyia oslari Barnes, 1900
Orgyia libera Strecker, 1900
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 22.2: p. 80; pl. 7.22-46, A.13-14. order
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 49.21m; p. 276. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Orgyia leucostigma
Jonathan Burishkin
Orgyia leucostigma
Brian Woodward
Orgyia leucostigma
Machele White
Orgyia leucostigma
Nolie Schneider
Orgyia leucostigma
Alan Chin-Lee
Orgyia leucostigma
Bob Patterson
Orgyia leucostigma
Bob Patterson
Orgyia leucostigma
Larry Line
Orgyia leucostigma
Ken Childs
Orgyia leucostigma
Stephen Cresswell
Orgyia leucostigma
Bill Johnson
Orgyia leucostigma
Carol Wolf
Orgyia leucostigma
32mm – Jim Vargo
Orgyia leucostigma
Nolie Schneider

Orgyia leucostigma
Canadian National Collection LG

Orgyia leucostigma
Canadian National Collection LG

Orgyia leucostigma
Bob Moul

Orgyia leucostigma
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Orgyia leucostigma
Robert Patterson
parasitoids
Orgyia leucostigma
Canadian National Collection LG

Orgyia leucostigma
Jason Dombroskie

Orgyia leucostigma
Jason Dombroskie

Orgyia leucostigma
Larry de March

Orgyia leucostigma
Janice Stiefel
5th instar
Orgyia leucostigma
Larry de March


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