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white-marked tussock moth caterpillar

Orgyia leucostigma


We were careful with this guy because of his long hair and warning colors. After reading about him we learned he has a toxin that releases from the hairs on his back.

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Diddlebop 3 years ago

I agree. Beautiful creatures.

AshleyL 3 years ago

Those things have an incredible design. Too bad they are poisonous.

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.54, Long: -77.92

Spotted on Oct 2, 2015
Submitted on Oct 5, 2015


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