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What is this caterpillar?


by z.js
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z.js
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Oct15-13, 02:35 AM
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What kind of caterpillar is this? I think it might be some kind of Tussock Caterpillar or Tent Caterpillar, but I need the species name.
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Oct15-13, 10:08 PM
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I don't know the name of it but it resembles certain stinging caterpillars so I would not touch it.
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Oct15-13, 10:13 PM
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It appears to be a gypsy moth caterpillar.


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