Pale Tussock Moth

Pale Tussock Moth
Larvae of the Pale Tussock Moth are most commonly seen in late summer and early autumn as they seek protected sites in which to pupate. They feed on a variety of plants, among which include alder, ash, birch, elms, hickory, oak, tuliptree, walnut, and willow. The one pictured here is feeding on blueberry.

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March 11, 2008