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Spotting

Description:

cluster of caterpillars in web structure

Habitat:

forest. JMU Arboretum

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4 Comments

SlayerLovnHippy
SlayerLovnHippy 8 years ago

unfortunately I do not have any clearer shots. I took this photo in a hurry during a short visit to Harrisonburg.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

I agree with gatorfellows. Do you happen to have a clearer shot of one or more of the caterpillars? Also, you have one of the best screen names on PN! :-)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

These are tent caterpillars not fall web worms. Tent caterpillars form their webs in the crotch of trees in late spring or early summer. Eastern Tent caterpillars are are traditionally black with a gold or white stripe down their back. I cannot tell from your photo. :)

SlayerLovnHippy
Spotted by
SlayerLovnHippy

Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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