Ermine Moth

by Stephanie Suesan Smith, Ph.D. on October 1, 2010

Ermine Moth (Atteva aurea)

Ermine Moth (Atteva aurea)

This beautiful bug is called an ermine moth.  I never knew moths could be this pretty.  The proper name, for other entomology geeks, is Ailanthus Webworm (Atteva aurea).

  • Bat and moth arms race revealed – Jason Palmer – BBC (
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