The Spotted Tussock Moth, Mottled Tiger or Spotted Halisidota (Lophocampa maculata) is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It is found across Canada, the western parts of the United States, south in Appalachians to South Carolina and Kentucky.
The larvae feed on the leaves of poplar and willow, but also feed on alder, basswood, birch, maple and oak.
Named "Tussock moth" for the tufts of hair on the caterpillar. According to Wiktionary, a tussock is a tuft or clump of green grass or similar verdure, forming a small hillock.
- Lophocampa maculata maculata
- Lophocampa maculata agassizii (Packard, 1864) (California, British Columbia)
- Lophocampa maculata texana (Rothschild, 1909) (Texas)
- "Species Lophocampa maculata - Spotted Tussock Moth - Hodges#8214". Retrieved 28 July 2012.
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