Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1186921

White Flannel Moth
Norape ovina

Observation date: September 11, 2018
Submitted by: kingtubo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found my Red Bud tree in Louisa County, VA decimated by this colorful little creatures. Many of them in the tree. Eating habit seems to be to straddle the edge of the leaf. Hand sprayed them with insect spray from hardware store. It's been very wet lately.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Louisa County, United States, Virginia