Gypsy Moth (female) with egg mass - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
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Gypsy Moth (male and pupa) - approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
3 species
Gypsy Moth pupa - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
White-marked Tussock Moth (larva) - approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Genus: Orgyia
Species: Leucostigma
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Updated October 31 2015
Gypsy Moth (larva) - approx. 4 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
Egg mass covered in silk to protect young for the winter -
female rarely flies - native to Eurasia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Native to Eurasia
Native to Eurasia
Native to Eurasia
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Definite Tussock Moth (larva) - approx. 3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Genus: Orgyia
Species: Definita
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Gypsy Moth (larva) - approx. 4 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Native to Eurasia
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
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Gypsy Moth (female) - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
Native to Eurasia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
White-marked Tussock Moth (male) - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Genus: Orgyia
Species: Leucostigma
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Updated October 31 2015
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Female is wingless
Gypsy Moth female with egg mass - approx. 2.5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2011
Gypsy Moth male and pupa - approx. 3 cm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - July 2007
Gypsy Moth pupa - approx. 2.5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2007
White-marked Tussock Moth larva - approx. 3 cm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - July 2012
Gypsy Moth larva - approx. 4 cm - High Park - June 2010
Definite Tussock Moth larva - approx. 3 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - July 2008
Gypsy Moth larva - approx. 4 cm - West Don Valley (Sunnybrook Park) - June 2013
Gypsy Moth female - approx. 2.5 cm - Thorncliffe Park - July 2013
White-marked Tussock Moth (male) - approx. 2 cm - Thorncliffe Park - August 2013
Gypsy Moth (male) - wingspan approx. 4 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Lymantria
Species: Dispar
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Native to Eurasia
Family: Erebidae (formerly Lymantriidae)
Gypsy Moth (male) - wingspan approx. 4 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2011
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