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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Cocoon

Malacosoma americana


A white to cream colored silken cocoon structure attached by several threads/hairs. It appeared to have something inside (not sure as this looks vacated), but I didn't want to disturb it!


On a split/rotting log at a dense mixed forest edge.

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Collinsville, Alabama, United States

Spotted on Dec 30, 2020
Submitted on Feb 8, 2021

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