Moth Cocoons That Can Be Found in an Oak Tree?

Answer The magnificent foliage of an oak tree serves as an attractive habitat for a number of caterpillars that feed on the leaves of the tree and then build cocoons in which to enter the next stage of th... Read More »

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What do moth cocoons look like?

A moth spins a silk cocoon by using silk glands or modified salivary glands secreting a thick substance that hardens in the air. The Moth usually sets its cocoon near the ground. A variety of shap... Read More »

What Qualities Does a Moth Have That Makes it a Moth?

Moths and butterflies both belong to the scientific order Lepidoptera. According to "Butterflies and Moths" by David A. Carter, there are approximately 170,000 species of Lepidoptera. Butterflies a... Read More »

Where is the hummingbird moth found?

The hummingbird moth lives in Alaska, throughout Canada, the Pacific Northwest, the Great Plains, the Great Lakes, the East Coast, Florida and Texas. These moths favor second-growth habitats, garde... Read More »

I found a cocoon that was gray with red spikes attached to my cypress tree can anyone tell me what it is?

I have a feeling you have a Cedar Apple Rust Gall. It is not a cocoon. It is a fungal disease that has a symbiotic cycle between Cedar trees and Apple trees. The Rust Gall begins it's life on a ced... Read More »