Mating Ailanthus Webworm Moths

Subject: the storm bug
Location: Reisterstown, Maryland
July 3, 2012 8:54 am
Hello,
The storm this weekend (6/30/2012) left me this visitor(s) on the side of my house. it/they moved over to the right when I sprayed the siding on Sunday but haven’t moved since. I took this picture this morning 7/3/2012.
Thanks,
Signature: Cynthia Miles

Mating Ailanthus Webworm Moths

Hi Cynthia,
These little mating beauties are Ailanthus Webworm Moths, one of the few insects known to feed on the noxious introduced Tree of Heaven.

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