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2 Species ID Suggestions

OliviaG
OliviaG 6 years ago
Oak processionary
Thaumetopoea processionea Thaumetopoea processionea - Wikimedia Commons
LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 6 years ago
Eastern tent caterpillar
Malacosoma americanum Eastern Tent Caterpillar | University of Kentucky Entomology


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5 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

To the best of my knowledge Thaumetopoea processionea has also not been reported in North America:
http://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/53502

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks LL. @haley the category should be 'Arthropods'

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 6 years ago

Definitely Eastern Tent Caterpillars. The yellow like is quite distinctive.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Not with yellow dorsal line?

OliviaG
OliviaG 6 years ago

Oak processionary, I guess

Haley Robinson
Spotted by
Haley Robinson

Illinois, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2015
Submitted on May 4, 2015

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