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EENY335: Yellowstriped Oakworm (suggested common name), Peigler's oakworm, Anisota peigleri Riotte (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Figure 8. Anisota peigleri Riotte females lay their eggs on the underside of oak leaves in clusters containing from 10 to 374 eggs, the average being about 150 eggs. Eggs are generally located at the ends of the lower branches. Sometimes a female can be found resting on the base of the leaf after the eggs are laid.

Credit: John L. Foltz, University of Florida