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Lappet Moths & Tent Caterpillars
Page Last Updated: October 3 2017
3 species
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moths (larva) - approx. 5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Malacosoma
Species: Americana
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Updated August 21 2016
Family: Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar & Lappet Moths)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Malacosoma
Species: Disstria
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Updated May 26 2016
Family: Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar & Lappet Moths)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Malacosoma
Species: Americana
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Updated August 21 2016
Family: Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar & Lappet Moths)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth (larva) - approx. 5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Malacosoma
Species: Disstria
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Updated May 26 2016
Family: Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar & Lappet Moths)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moths (larva) - approx. 5 cm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - May 2007
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth - approx. 2 cm - wingspan to 4.5 cm - Thorncliffe Park - July 2013
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth - approx. 2.5 cm - wingspan to 4.5 cm - Thorncliffe Park - June 2014
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth (larva) - approx. 5 cm - Rouge Park - June 2013
Large Tolype - approx. 2.5 cm body
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Tolype
Species: Velleda
Family: Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar & Lappet Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
The Small Tolype (T. notialis) is similar but smaller
Large Tolype - approx. 2.5 cm body - wingspan 3 to 5 cm - High Park - September 2017