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Forest Tent caterpillar

Malacosoma disatria


2 inches long, black, dark brown with blue & faint yellow longitudinal stripes. Each abdominal segment has a white spot which is covered with fur-like long stiff hair called setae


Spotted near South Tamarac Lake on Cotton Lake road. Habitat: hardwood forest of aspen, oak, birch, elm, sugar maple, basswoods.

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Tamarac Connie
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Tamarac Connie

Rochert, Minnesota, United States

Spotted on Jun 8, 2021
Submitted on Jun 8, 2021

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