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Unnamed spotting

Description:

This fuzzy, robust, active caterpillar has been tentatively identified on BugGuide.net as a Tiger Moth in the Tribe Arctiini.

Habitat:

It was photographed underneath pines in a mixed pine-hardwood forest in the piedmont region of east-central Georgia. The location was along the Bartram Trail (Lake Springs Section) in Columbia County, GA near Thurmond Lake.

Notes:

On the Facebook Inset ID Group, Grammia was suggested as the genus. I thought that I'd give the Project Noah nation a shot at assisting with the ID. It just may not be possible to further classify the species based on these photographs.

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KenCheeks
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KenCheeks

Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 15, 2014

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