The Manto Tussock Moth is typically 1.2 inches to 1.8 inches (31mm to 48mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: furry, hairy, bumps, legs, spots, lines, mottled, multicolored, flying, brown, black, white, gray, copper, tan.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Mississippi; North Carolina; Ohio; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Manto Tussock Moth. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.