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Walnut Caterpillar

Datana integerrima

Description:

Caterpillar approximately 4 cm long; black head; black body with white dorsal, dorso-lateral, and lateral white lines running the length of the body; covered with long white hairs.

Habitat:

On stem of Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis) under a Pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis) at the edge of an open field.

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4 Comments

PucaK
PucaK 4 years ago

It was early in the morning. I think I woke it up - shining a bright light at it. I don't think it was too happy.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Wow PucaK!

PucaK
PucaK 4 years ago

Thanks!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Awesome.

PucaK
Spotted by
PucaK

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2015
Submitted on Sep 16, 2015

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