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Spotted Tussock Moth caterpillar

Lophocampa maculata

Description:

This is likely a late-stage instar of the Spotted Tussock Moth. It was photographed along the dike trail at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, September 2007.

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6 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

A very cute caterpillar....

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

A very beautiful caterpillar....

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Awesome find! Please add to and join my mission, Moths of the Americas:

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8841...

Thanks!

TeresaBurke
TeresaBurke 8 years ago

What a neat find!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Tussock moth type.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Nice!

Washington, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2007
Submitted on Mar 26, 2012

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