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sexual dimorphism - Lymantria dispar - female

sexual dimorphism - Lymantria dispar - Female
Mont-Royal, Montreal County, Quebec, Canada
July 16, 2012
Size: female ~25mm
Many of these female moths were laying eggs on the bark of old silver maple trees in
a large cemetery on Mont-Royal. Many smaller brownish male moths were swarming around these trees, and I suspect they were the same species. A very hot summer afternoon.

Found in the same area as:

Moved from ID Request.

Gypsy moth?

Thanks, Ken.
You are really on the ball!
I'll move these now.

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