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Definite-marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Orgyia definita

Description:

This was the second species I had found on the same day, about 500 feet away. There was not much variation between the two.

Habitat:

Mixed deciduous/coniferous woodlands.


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2 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Thanks, Paige! And this one isn't even the hairiest of caterpillars! Isn't that crazy? Thanks again!

paige.hembling
paige.hembling 7 years ago

Man that thing is hairy!

Jacob Gorneau
Spotted by
Jacob Gorneau

Maine, USA

Lat: 43.88, Long: -70.39

Spotted on Aug 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 22, 2012

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