Vapourer Moths

The Vapourer Moth (Orgyia antiqua)

Vapourer moths are among the most unwelcome of moths in your garden and around your property because of the toxins associated with the larvae.

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Vapourer Moth - moth cocoon

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Vapourer Moth - female with eggs

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Vapourer Moth - Food plant

The Sad Part:

The sad part is that the larvae are among the most beautiful caterpillars in the UK, so it's sad when they need to be controlled.

The images here were taken when visiting a customer for moths of another kind inside the house.

Vapourer moths are common in the warmer months of the year, and 2014 appears to be a good year for them in the southwest.

Get more help and advice from our Bristol pest control team on 0117 303 5181.