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American Dagger Moth (Caterpillar)

Acronicta americana

Description:

A small, very fuzzy, bright yellow caterpillar with long black tufts. (two behind the head, two in the middle and one at the tail).

Habitat:

Lives on and eats the leaves of various trees, including: alders, ashes, birches, elms, hickories, maples, oaks, poplars, walnuts, and willows.

Notes:

I found this little caterpillar while out looking for subjects to photograph. It was resting on the trunk of a tree and didn't move very much the entire time I was photographing it.

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1 Comment

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Cool spotting! Welcome to Noah eelhsamarie.

eelhsamarie
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eelhsamarie

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 25, 2013
Submitted on Aug 27, 2013

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