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Insect and Spider Identification: Furry White Caterpillars

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

September 22, 2013
10:31 AM

Post #9667088

A friend of mine here in Memphis is seeing these all over her yard. Can you help her by identifying them? Are they, in any way, destructive?

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DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

September 22, 2013
3:18 PM

Post #9667298

closest I could come was Sycamore Tussock Moth

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

September 22, 2013
3:36 PM

Post #9667310

I believe you're right -- I think there's a Sycamore tree near her property. Thank you!

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