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Unknown moth - Lophocampa maculata

Unknown moth - Lophocampa maculata
Courtenay, BC Canada, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
July 1, 2009
Size: approx. 1 inch
The closest I could get to this moth is a Four-spotted Ghost Moth, using this ID site, not sure if it is that or a another closely related species. Thank you.

Hi. Yes, this is Lophocampa m
Hi. Yes, this is Lophocampa maculata. When did you find it? Not recently I presume. I am studying this species and would like to get some additional info. Please email me at Thanks.

L. maculata
Hi Ken, I photographed it at my home in Courtenay, Vancouver Island, BC. It was on my patio door, may have neen attracted by my my patio light during the night and was resting like that in the day. It wwas during summer of 2009. I have not seen it before.



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Alex, please add the date by clicking "edit" below your photo and completing the form. The data will be automatically added to the species record page here.

Moth ID
Many thanks!

Lophocampa maculata - Spotted Tussock Moth - Hodges#8214
Moved from ID Request.

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