New Jersey Moths

Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda) 7715

Family: Saturniidae

Subfamily: Ceratocampinae

Wingspan: 1.3-2.0 inches

Range in NJ: Statewide

A U.S./Canada distribution map for this species is available here.

Flight Period: April to August (most May-July), 1 brood.

Larval Food Plants: Maples (Acer) and oaks (Quercus).

Comments: Attracted to lights. Variable in intensity of pink and yellow.

Rosy Maple Moth

Sussex County, NJ.

Rosy Maple Moth

In natural light, Lafayette Twp. Sussex County, NJ, 6/1/14.

Rosy Maple Moth

Larva, Lafayette Twp. Sussex County, NJ, 7/8/12.