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Definition of tent catepillar

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Definition as written by melody:

These catepillars live in colonies inside tent like webs that they spin.

They eat the foliage on the trees and cause great damage.They tend to prefer fruit and nut type trees, but can be found in most species.

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Definition as written by melody:

Close up showing the catepillars inside the web.

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