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Isabella tiger moth, (woollybear).

Pyrrharctia isabella


2½" inches/62.5mm long/½" inch/12.5mm body diameter/⅝" inch/15mm total circumferance with "hair". 3 parts of color beginning & ending with Blsck & centered evenly with a "Copper/Bronze/Gold mixturesll seen at different angles. 8 rear pairs of suction cup legs/feet, & 2 pair of suction cup at front followed with 2 pair of "pincher/grabbers" as "hands". Black shiny bulbs are its eyes & it has a "cutter" claw like mouth that shines of Gold. Wiggles like a "Slinky®" when moving around. Very bright & shiny.


Eating a wild "Sheep Sorrel" (Rumex acetosella), leaf.


Harmless, as some furry Caterpillars cause an irratation when handled.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

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Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.71, Long: -80.27

Spotted on Oct 13, 2017
Submitted on Oct 13, 2017

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