Insects and Spiders - native

Silver Spotted Tiger Moth (Lophocampa argentata) on Mar 25, 2022

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

Clumps of caterpillars in webs.

Commentary

That is Lophocampa argentata, silver spotted tiger moth. They are gregarious and on conifers, and they’re more fuzzy with the rust colored hairs. They are native. No need to treat or otherwise bother them.

Josh Vlach
March 30, 2022, 11:20 a.m.