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White caterpillar with black spots - Lophocampa caryae

White caterpillar with black spots - Lophocampa caryae
Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 4, 2009
Found this walking around on some hyssop we just cut. Appreciate any info. :-)


Moved from ID Request.

Looks to be
, but where are the long black lashes?

looks similar
Yeah, I agree looks similar but the black dots are shaped different and as you said.. no black lashes. Quite a puzzler! That is why I'm having a hard time trying to find out what it is. :-)

Added later: I found some pics that don't have the black hairs! And it is a Hickory Tussock Moth. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

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