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Spotted Tussock Moth caterpillar

Lophocampa maculata

Description:

Spotted Tussock Moth caterpillar. Black and yellow caterpillar with some long white hairs. 4 cm long.

Habitat:

Plant in a pine forest in Yellowstone National Park.

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5 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Hakim Rouidi and joanbstanley

joanbstanley
joanbstanley 6 years ago

Great shot.

Hakim Rouidi
Hakim Rouidi 6 years ago

nice shoot :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you again Livan for the ID and the link.

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 6 years ago

This caterpillar's appearance is the Rocky Mountain variation.

LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2014
Submitted on Dec 8, 2014

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