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Vapourer Moth

Photograph by: 
Pam Parsons


Although the male flies by day in late summer the caterpillar seems to be more often seen


Common Name Vapourer Moth
Scientific Name Orgyia antiqua
Species Group Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen
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Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen