rosy maple moth


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The Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda) is a North American moth in the Saturniidae family. Males have a wingspan of 32–44 mm; females of 40–50 mm. They have reddish-to-pink legs and antennae, yellow bodies and hindwings, and pink forewings with a triangular yellow band across the middle. Males have bushier antennae than females. As the name implies, rosy maple moth caterpillars mainly feed on Maples, particularly Red Maple, Silver Maple, and Sugar Maple. However, the adult moths do not eat, like all other Saturniid moths. source

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  1. Lucinda Shankle says:

    Just beautiful I am so happy I get to see all these beautiful creatures..

  2. Rose lins says:

    O que é isto?

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