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Fall webworm

Hyphantria cunea

Description:

these caterpillars set up shop in giant cocoon "tents" where they feed. They're often seen making jumpy, synchronized movements. Caterpillars within the cocoon are fuzzy and generally cream colored.

Habitat:

Sweet Gum Tree, West Central GA

Notes:

Considered unsightly and pests by some.

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Cataula, Georgia, United States

Spotted on Aug 29, 2021
Submitted on Aug 29, 2021

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