tussock moths, Dasychira spp.  (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) - 9009076

tussock moths
Dasychira sp. Huebner 1802

Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: The tussock moth caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae: Dasychira spp.) feeds on a variety of forest trees and shrubs. This genus is not known to cause serious problems in the forest. Their hairs may cause a skin reaction in some people.
Image type: Field
Image location: Angelina County, Texas, United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III
Organization: Texas A&M Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 9009076

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Monday, November 17, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, November 24, 2008