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Woolly Bear Caterpillar

Pyrrharctia isabella


These caterpillars can live under leaves and grass. Basking to warm up, Leaves, Rocks,and grass may interact with the increased risk of freezing mortality in a field context. Lamb's quarters, violets and clovers,dandelions, nettles, sunflower, burdock, yellow and curly docks,wild plants. spinach, cabbage, other greens, asters and garden herbs. Spins a cocoon, emerges into tiger moth. It had all around its body, and it was black and red, other caterpillars aren't that color.


These caterpillars can live under leaves and grass.

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City of Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Dec 18, 2018
Submitted on Dec 18, 2018

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