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Hickory Tussock Caterpillar

Lophocampa caryae

Description:

Very destructive tussock caterpillars. Harmful to PA vegetation. Primarily feeds on Hickory, Pecan or Walnut Trees. Grows to a length of 4.5 cm (1.77 inches)

Habitat:

Meadow in the Poconos

Notes:

Also known as Hickory Halisdota Moth as an adult

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3 Comments

LukeMalone
LukeMalone 8 years ago

Super shot!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

I wonder who does his eyebrows. HA! Thanks Atul!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

nice one!!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 21, 2011
Submitted on Nov 20, 2011

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