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White-marked Tussock Moth

Orgyia leucostigma


A fuzzy caterpillar with tufts of yellowish-green, darker stripes, scattered long dark hairs, and a few red spots. He had "horns" at the front and the back. Thanks for the ID!

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White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma Cat - Orgyia leucostigma - BugGuide.Net

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Awesome first spotting! Yes, a tussock moth caterpillar. :-) Welcome to Project Noah!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Very nice first spotting on Noah - welcome to the Project! When you have insects that you are having trouble identifying, you can submit the photo to and very often they can help out.

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Columbia, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jun 9, 2012
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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