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Lobelia Dagger Moth (Caterpillar)

Acronicta lobeliae

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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