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Spotted Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Lophocampa maculata

Description:

Black and yellow 'furry' body with longer white 'furry' spikes.

Habitat:

This one was found beside my house. However I have seen them all around the city. Mostly I have have found them around grass rich areas.

Notes:

Rumor says these caterpillars are associated with the change of season and only appear when fall/winter weather is coming soon.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Spotted Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Lophocampa maculata Lophocampa maculata larva - Lophocampa maculata - BugGuide.Net


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MelissaCurrie
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MelissaCurrie

Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Sep 1, 2012
Submitted on Sep 1, 2012

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