Peigler's oakworm moth, Anisota peigleri  (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) - 2721072

Peigler's oakworm moth
Anisota peigleri Riotte, 1975

Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: an orange-striped oakworm, Gainesville, Fla, This species is a nuisance in residential neighborhoods, defoliating laurel and water oaks, depositing frass in and around swimming pools, and swarming all over as the caterpillars disperse to seek pupation sites in soil.
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Paul M. Choate
Organization: University of Florida
Country: United States

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Image Number: 2721072

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image taken on Thursday, October 01, 1998
Image uploaded on Thursday, September 09, 1999
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, March 28, 2001