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Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Lophocampa caryae

Description:

About an inch in length. White and black coloration

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2 Comments

Eis4Xtreme
Eis4Xtreme 6 years ago

Thank you! I have heard that before, but I have never gotten a reaction from one.

ThatBlueEyedGirl
ThatBlueEyedGirl 6 years ago

Some of the Tussock caterpillars can give you a nasty rash! I never touch them. This is a great picture though, nice find :)

Eis4Xtreme
Spotted by
Eis4Xtreme

Athens, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2014
Submitted on Oct 25, 2014

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