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Tent Caterpillar

Malacosoma americanum

3 Species ID Suggestions

Eastern Tent Caterpillar
Malacosoma americanum
tocorpus11 8 years ago
Eastern Tent worm catepillar
Malacosoma americanum Eastern tent caterpillar
chebeague7 8 years ago
Brown tail moth

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tocorpus11 8 years ago

Had these things every where when I was growing up

tocorpus11 8 years ago

That is a tent worm.I'll have the scientific name in a second.It is harmful to trees in summer.Something you don't want to see alot of.

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Apr 24, 2012
Submitted on Apr 24, 2012

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