Anisota stigma

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Anisota stigma
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Saturniidae
Genus: Anisota
Species: A. stigma
Binomial name
Anisota stigma
(Fabricius, 1775)
Synonyms
  • Bombyx stigma Fabricius, 1775

The spiny oakworm moth (Anisota stigma) is a moth of the Saturniidae family. It is found from Massachusetts and south Ontario to Florida, west to Minnesota, Kansas and Texas.

Larva
Eggs

The wingspan is about 45 millimetres (2 in).

The larvae mainly feed on oak, but have also been reported on hazel and basswood.

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