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Subject: need help
Location: Temple, TX
April 5, 2017 1:29 pm
What is this?
Temple, Tx
Signature: Joy

Scarlet Winged Lichen Moth

Dear Joy,
This is a Striped Footman or Scarlet Winged Lichen Moth,
Hypoprepia miniata, or another member of the genus.  According to BugGuide:  “Larvae feed on lichens and is often found under loose stones and on trunks of trees.”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Temple, Texas

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