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Salt Marsh Caterpillar

Estigmene acrea

Description:

Several of these large fuzzy caterpillars are munching on the leaves of the pond Flag Iris.

Habitat:

Pond in a wildlife habitat garden.


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2 Comments

the_tajminator
the_tajminator 2 years ago

wow that's a very interesting caterpiller I've never seen one like that

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 2 years ago

Fur and illumination, different, but lovely!

Denton, Texas, USA

Lat: 33.15, Long: -97.02

Spotted on Jun 13, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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