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|Species: Hyphantria cunea|
Fall webworm moths have a 1" wingspan. They are wite with dark spots when adults. As caterpillars, they are hairy, white, and have black and orange spots.
Habitat & Range
These moths live along forest edges throughout the US, Southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. They are also found in Europe and parts of Asia.
Fall webworms build their nests towards the ends of branches in the fall. They eat the leaves of hardwood trees.
Caterpillars are diurnal, while adults are nocturnal.
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