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Gypsy Moth Eggs - Lymantria dispar Tussock moths often cover their eggs with hairs from the tip of their abdomen. The masses overwinter and usually contain 100-600 eggs.  <br />
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Habitat: Tree bordering a meadow<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87232/gypsy_moth_pupa_-_lymantria_dispar.html" title="Gypsy Moth Pupa - Lymantria dispar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/87232_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1596672010&Signature=JgI8cwEXRMjwVSDEinrrSv%2FWQg4%3D" width="200" height="166" alt="Gypsy Moth Pupa - Lymantria dispar This is the empty pupal skin of a gypsy moth.  There were eggs a few centimeters away:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87230/gypsy_moth_eggs_-_lymantria_dispar.html<br />
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Gypsy Moth Eggs - Lymantria dispar

Tussock moths often cover their eggs with hairs from the tip of their abdomen. The masses overwinter and usually contain 100-600 eggs.

Habitat: Tree bordering a meadow

Gypsy Moth Pupa - Lymantria dispar This is the empty pupal skin of a gypsy moth.  There were eggs a few centimeters away:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/87230/gypsy_moth_eggs_-_lymantria_dispar.html<br />
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Habitat: Tree bordering a meadow Geotagged,Gypsy moth,Lymantria dispar,Summer,United States,moth pupa,pupa

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Lymantria dispar, the gypsy moth, are moths in the family Erebidae. Lymantria dispar covers many subspecies, subspecies identification such as L. d. dispar or L. d. japonica leaves no ambiguity in identification. Lymantria dispar subspecies have a range which covers in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Dec 3, 2019. Captured Aug 4, 2019 08:35 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm