Ailanthus Webworm Moth|
|August 15, 2010|
|I first thought this striking moth was a beetle; however, thanks to online references I eventually identified it as an Ailanthus webworm moth. I came across the moth on a milkweed (which had on its leaves a dozen or so Ailanthus webworms).|
BugGuide.Net has this to say about the Ailanthus webworm moth:
Photo note: The photo was taken on August 14, 2010, with the Pentax K20D and the Voigtlander 125mm macro lens.
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