Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Tephra Tussock Moth
Dasychira tephra Hübner, [1809]

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Lymantriinae
Identification: Forewing olive to grayish brown, with dark brown scalloped lines that are often obscure. Broad, dark, lengthwise streaks sometimes present in both sexes. Hindwing dark grayish brown with faint trace of median band.
Wing Span: 3.1-3.9 cm in males. 4.7-5 cm in females.
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Comments: NULL
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