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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Caterpillar - but what is it really?

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original_sybil
Brainerd, MN

July 13, 2006
10:05 PM

Post #2502474

Any guesses?

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kennedyh
Churchill, Victoria
Australia
(Zone 10a)



July 13, 2006
10:14 PM

Post #2502507

As well as being a contortionist, that is the caterpillar of the White-marked Tussock Moth (Orgyia leucostigma) http://bugguide.net/node/view/521/bgimage
original_sybil
Brainerd, MN

July 13, 2006
10:28 PM

Post #2502554

I thought it was a precursor to a Lakotah Fancy
Dancer. :) Thanks for the ID.
crystalspin
Santa Ana, CA
(Zone 9b)

July 14, 2006
5:04 AM

Post #2503970

kennedyH:
You are amazing!

~'spin!~

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