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The Lasiocampidae family of moths are also known as eggars, snout moths or lappet moths. There are over 2000 species worldwide, and probably not all have been named or studied.
South-east Asia, including India, Thailand, and the Philippines
They are called 'lappet moths' due to the decorative skin flaps found on the caterpillar's prolegs.
Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 26, 2012
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