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Lobelia Dagger Moth (Caterpillar)

Acronicta lobeliae


Slightly fuzzy, this caterpillar easily confused with other larvae of tent worm species (Malacosoma sp.) as it is present about the same time and in similar habitats.


Range: Common throughout eastern North America, especially southward Habitat: Woodlands and forests; larvae feed on leaves of oak


Spotted on a pine tree in a wooded park setting.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2013
Submitted on Oct 17, 2013

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