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yellow2mato
Deer Park, TX

October 12, 2013
6:54 PM

Post #9684553

I just found these this evening on a leaf of my apple tree. Several were clumped together on one leaf. I found a few more with just one or two. I kind of think some were moving, but they are so small I couldn't tell. Please help.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

October 13, 2013
6:42 PM

Post #9685196

These could be newly hatched larvae of a moth in the family Notodontidae (prominents). The caterpillars of several species commonly feed in groups like this.
yellow2mato
Deer Park, TX

October 28, 2013
5:14 PM

Post #9697115

Thank you, Flapdoodle. I had no clue. I haven't seen any more. I googled your answer and, I guess, it was pictures of the adults that showed up. They were pretty odd looking.

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