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Fall Webworm Moth
Fall Webworm Moth Caterpillar Photo © Judy Gallagher; Leesylvania State Park, Woodbridge, VA; June 2010

Fall Webworm Moth
Hyphantrea cunea
Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Erebidae Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)

Wingspan: 25-42

Flight period: May to July in the north; March to August in the south (all year in Florida)

Habitat: Weblike tents on tips of branches (eastern tent caterpillar nests are built in tree crotches)

Caterpillar host plants: many species of deciduous trees