#7715 rubicunda

Rosy Maple Moth

Dryocampa rubicunda (Fabricius, 1793)

Family: Saturniidae

Status: Rare resident

Range: The eastern United States barely reaching the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

Larval Hostplant(s):  Maple (Acer sp.) and Oak (Quercus sp.) trees.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: One or two broods. Records range from ….

Habitat: Deciduous woodlands

Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 2 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: As pupae underground.

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