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Luna Moth caterpillar

Actias luna

Description:

Usually green but this one orange - larvae change color right before start spinning a cocoon; the 3rd photo is of the caterpillar cocooned in these hickory leaves

Habitat:

Hickory tree on urban school campus

Notes:

Spotted by Cole Zapata

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1 Comment

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Cool find! Since you know the identity of your caterpillar, please add the scientific name to make your spotting complete!

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2015
Submitted on Sep 14, 2015

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