Euclea delphinii

Spiny Oak-Slug Moth

Euclea delphinii, Spiny Oak Slug Moth, Limacodidae


Family: Limacodidae

Subfamily: Limacodinae

Wingspan: 20 - 31 mm


Oak is mentioned in the common name, and indeed the larvae of Euclea delphinii are commonly found on species of oak. The larvae also may feed on many other species of trees, including apple, basswood, cherry, hickory, sycamore, maple, and hackberry.

The adults commonly appear at lights.

Euclea delphinii, Moth in family Limacodidae

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