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Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Orgyia leucostigma

Habitat:

spotted on side of greenhouse on riverfront property

Notes:

A young friend and I were looking at this caterpillar that appeared to be beginning to spin a cocoon when he noticed tiny maggots moving under it. (last photo)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Southern Tussock Moth
Dasychira meridionalis Tussock Moth - Dasychira meridionalis - BugGuide.Net


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1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Lovely!

auntnance123
Spotted by
auntnance123

Cocoa, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 28, 2013
Submitted on May 29, 2013

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