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Other caterpillars that eat milkweed . . . - Hahncappsia coloradensis

Other caterpillars that eat milkweed . . . - Hahncappsia coloradensis
La Porte, Harris County, Texas, USA
September 3, 2008
Ok, here's a picture of my mystery caterpillar. I have several of these guys. They spin these little tents around themselves then proceed to eat my milkweed plants! I need to know what they are, because I have 5 monarch caterpillars right now that can really use this milkweed. I don't want to be sharing the plant with a pest! Thanks!

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