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Family: Notodontidae (Prominents) Uncommon. Length: Up to 50.8 mm (2 inches). 4th to 5th instar. Black with long white hairs and whitish yellow stripes. Head is black. "Feet" are red. Host trees: Butternut, hickory, pecan and walnut. Heavily defoliates trees.
Large trees in yard near woodlands.
Photos shown: Eating leaves (unknown tree) and also in defensive position. Infestation.
Spotted on Aug 29, 2014
Submitted on Oct 3, 2014
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