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Species Anisota stigma - Spiny Oakworm Moth - Hodges#7716

Spiny Oakworm Moth - Anisota stigma - male Spiny Oakworm Moth - Anisota stigma - female Moth on siding - Anisota stigma - female North Georgia Deck- Dweller  - Anisota stigma Spiny Oakworm Moth - Hodges #7716 - Anisota stigma - male Unthoughtful Spiny Oakworm Moth mother - Anisota stigma Moth ID - Anisota stigma - male 7716     Spiny Oakworm Moth     (Anisota stigma) - Anisota stigma
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Ceratocampinae (Royal Moths)
Genus Anisota
Species stigma (Spiny Oakworm Moth - Hodges#7716)
Hodges Number
7716
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anisota fuscosa
Size
wingspan about 45 mm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Range
Massachusetts and south Ontario to Florida, west to Minnesota, Kansas, and Texas(1)
Food
Caterpillars: Oak; also reported from hazel and basswood.(2)
Remarks
Spiny Oakworm has declined in the Northeast.(2)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.
2.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.