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Insects in the Garden

White Satin Moth

White Satin Moth
White Satin Moth Caterpillar

This innocuous looking moth is of serious concern because it is an invasive species from Eurasia that impacts poplars, cottonwood, aspen, and willows in Wyoming.

Adult Photo: Perry Hampson,
Larva Photo: Ferenc Lakatos, University of West-Hungary,

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