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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: What kind of Catterpillar is this ?

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Mulberry, FL

October 12, 2012
3:10 PM

Post #9303419

have have found a few of these on my oak tree they are living with the azalea caterpillars there are a ton of them on there ! they seem to get along together but this kind i don't see to often would also like to know if it turns into a butterfly or moth and what kind thank you i live in central florida im going to post pictures of both cause im not sure if i have the one identified right which i think is this azalea caterpillar the other one is pink and green with green eyes or head and black spines

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Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

October 12, 2012
3:31 PM

Post #9303427

most likely Datana contracta on oak

This message was edited Oct 12, 2012 4:32 PM
Mulberry, FL

October 15, 2012
3:35 PM

Post #9306342

ok danta contracta is the same thing as azalea cat
Mulberry, FL

October 15, 2012
3:37 PM

Post #9306345

i was needing to know about the second one but i found it its a southern pink striped oak worm the moth is so beautiful from it i had took some pics of the moth the other week and i never knew that was the caterpillar from it

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