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Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Family: Lymantriinae

Description:

About 5 cm in body length

Habitat:

urban garden


No species ID suggestions

6 Comments

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 6 years ago

Thanks Ismael!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Fantastic

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 6 years ago

Gracias!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Uau! Fantastico!!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 6 years ago

Thanks ForestDragon!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

This looks like a species of Tussock Moth caterpillar - Lymantriinae. Hope this helps. I am not familiar with the moths in your area.

You can see the similarities to the North American Tussock Moth caterpillars here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/378209

Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Lat: 14.65, Long: 121.05

Spotted on Jul 24, 2012
Submitted on Jul 24, 2012

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