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Fuzzy caterpiller



1 Species ID Suggestions

eastern tent caterpillar?
Malacosoma americanum

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ForestDragon 11 years ago

So here is what I have been able to find. There is a picture on that looks very much like yours from what I can see. However it is not identified further than as a Tiger Moth species:

This might be an Arge Moth, Grammia arge:

I am not totally sure, would need to do a bit more research. Here a link to the bugguide pages for Tiger Moths:

ForestDragon 11 years ago

Are there any more photos of this caterpillar with different angles?
I am not sure this is an Eastern Tent caterpillar. It looks more "spiky" to me and doesn't seem to have the typical orange stripes. It also looks to me like there may be more white striping on the sides. I am not sure what it is yet. Perhaps a species of Tiger Moth.

Campbell Family
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Campbell Family

Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 14, 2012

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