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Mimosa Webworm - Homadaula anisocentra WS: ~12 mm. Shiny gray FW with black spots. Hosts: Mimosa and Honey Locust.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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Mimosa Webworm - Homadaula anisocentra

WS: ~12 mm. Shiny gray FW with black spots. Hosts: Mimosa and Honey Locust.

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area

2020(186)

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''Homadaula anisocentra'', also known as the mimosa webworm, is a species of moth in the family Galacticidae. It is considered a pest of ornamental plants. They attack the leaves of mimosa and honeylocust.

This species was introduced into the United States from China in the 1940s.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Aug 1, 2020. Captured Jul 31, 2020 23:42 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm