Insects and Spiders - native

Fall Webworm Moth (Hyphantria cunea) on Aug 28, 2022

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Description of specimen

Tent in our white ash tree

Commentary

Thank you for your report! This time of year the most likely tent-maker is the Fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea. It's a native species that feeds on a variety of deciduous trees. They are occasional defoliators but trees usually survive.

Thanks for being on the lookout!

Tom Valente
Aug. 29, 2022, 8:01 a.m.