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Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Lophocampa caryae

Description:

I'm pretty sure this is a Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar (Lophocampa caryae).

Habitat:

Found in the woods along the shoreline of Tully Lake, in Royalston, MA.


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3 Comments

B8
B8 5 years ago

Thanks, and thanks! OK, I added the scientific name..

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Nice photo!
I agree with you B8. I think you have the ID correct. You should add the scientific name to your spotting so it can be considered complete. Just click on "Edit this spotting" and you can add it. Then make sure to save!

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Dima
Dima 5 years ago

Cool!

B8
Spotted by
B8

Royalston, Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.68, Long: -72.19

Spotted on Sep 29, 2013
Submitted on Oct 8, 2013

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