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Sweet gum moth.

Date

[ca. 1820]

Artist

Collective Title

Abbot, John 1751-1840 :Original drawings of insects by J Abbot. [1816?]

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Description

The Sweet gum moth in flight, shown with pupa and caterpillar. According to artist's notes `Feeds on Sweet Gum, Liquid Amber, Styraciflua and Oak. Spun up in the leaves 13th May, bred 17th Feby. Is very rare'.

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Location

Georgia, USA

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