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What is a spiny oakworm moth?

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June 28, 20170 found this helpful
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Have you seen one of these on your trees? Just curious as this is one of the kinda "oddball" moths. They are not generally a problem but they can almost destroy the good looks of a small tree.

Here is a comment from a University site:
Small trees with limited foliage may be completely defoliated by the brood from eggs of a single female. Damage is primarily aesthetic. Defoliation occurs in late season and healthy oaks generally refoliate in the following spring and survive. Loss of foliage, however, retards growth and may result in some dieback of twigs.

Here is a link with all stage photos to the site if you are interested in reading more:

enpp.auburn.edu/.../

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June 26, 20170 found this helpful

It's an insect that is located on the eastern coast of the United States and eats oak trees.

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June 27, 20170 found this helpful

Also called "Anisota stigma" - moth that feeds on oak.

You can see a photo and more information: en.wikipedia.org/.../Anisota_stigma

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