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White Caterpillar - Spilosoma virginica

White Caterpillar - Spilosoma virginica
Springfield, Virginia, USA
June 18, 2004
I saw this very hairy caterpillar munching away on the leaves of a sunflower. Any help in identifying is appreciated.

white caterpillar
I found a white caterpillar on my flower leaves yesterday. It was amazing & beautiful. I have never seen a white one before, I live in Plymouth, IN

i have a question...
ok so i caught one of these things and now i want to know... are these things poisonous?

Amazing white caterpiller
On October 18,2008 I found this amazing caterpiller out front in our yard in Columbus PA. It was so cool. You should try to find one to! Isill have it in my jar now. Don't worry it has holes in it. I'll let it out later.

 
catapillar
We live in Junction Kansas and found one this morning in the tire well of our car. Must be at least 2.5 inches in length and the hair is at least a 1/4 of an inch in length. Have not seen one of these before. What is it.

white fuzzy caterpiller
I found a white fuzzy caterpiller, this morning, in a small town northeast of Springfield, Missouri. It was in my garden eating the leaves of the zuccini plants. Does any one know what it is? Thank you

caterpillar
Richard, we moved this to the guide under Spilosoma, white form, but could you edit the picture by identifying it as a caterpillar so it shows up when one searches on caterpillars?

White Caterpillar
My daughter has found one also and would like to know what it is. we also have a pic. If you would like to see it.
Melissa
Aberdeen, WA

 
is it poisinus?
i caught one and it hached and i dont know what to feed it,i thought it will turn into a butterfly,but its some weird looking thing

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