Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1046168

(White) Satin Moth
Leucoma salicis

Observation date: May 28, 2015
Submitted by: Tinypepa
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: My family's ranch near Salmon, ID is infested with these. They are especially fond of the willow trees and have eaten them almost completely clean of leaves.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: Changed from Malacosoma disstria. Among other indicators, the food plant points to L. salicis. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Lemhi County