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White-marked Tussock Moth - Orgyia leucostigma - male

White-marked Tussock Moth - Orgyia leucostigma - Male
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
July 29, 2014
This moth has broad feathery antennae and several reflective "metallic" spots on its back.

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White-marked Tussock Moth - Orgyia leucostigma - male Moth - Orgyia leucostigma - male

Moved from Tufted Thyatirin.

Moved from ID Request.

Orgyia ...

Many thanks. Your clue suggests to me that this may well be a White-marked Tussock moth; I found several Orgyia leucostigma caterpillars on our blueberry bushes 2-3 weeks earlier.

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