Egg Laying??
Hi Bugman…this one really has me stumped. Found it in my backyard this morning. Hopefully you can help me out on this one. Thanks
Tom Rook
Brantford, Ont. Canada

Hi Tom,
This is an exciting photo for us since we get so many requests to identify White Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillars, Orgyia leucostigma. The female Tussock Moth is flightless and lays a foamy mass of eggs. This image agrees with one posted on BugGuide.

One Response to Wingless Female Tussock Moth Laying Eggs

  1. Nigel Deighton says:

    How are female flightless moths found all over the UK if they can’t fly

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