Pink-striped oakworm moth


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Anisota virginiensis, the Pink-Striped Oakworm Moth, is a species of silk moth of the family Saturniidae.

The female’s wings are purplish red with ochre-yellow. They have thin scales and are almost transparent. The male’s wings are purplish brown with a large transparent space in the middle.[2] The female is larger than the male. The wing span is 4.2 to 6.6 centimeters.

The moth can be found across Canada from Nova Scotia to southeastern Manitoba,[3] and in the United States. It lives indeciduous woodlands and suburbs. source

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