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Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth

Malacosoma disstria

Description:

Found this caterpillar hanging from a thread in middle of trail. Suspected an eastern tent but when looking to confirm found the coloration did not match.

Habitat:

Riparian-S Chickamauga creek

1 Species ID Suggestions

KenCheeks
KenCheeks 7 years ago
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma disstria Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth


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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

A very pretty caterpillar....

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 7 years ago

Thank you Ken

chesterbperry
Spotted by
chesterbperry

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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