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Mystery Caterpillar #2 - Phyllodesma americana

Mystery Caterpillar #2 - Phyllodesma americana
Brunswick, Midcoast Maine County, Maine, USA
July 28, 2018
Size: ~1.5 inches long
See the 'lobster tail'. Looks like it should be in the tent caterpillar family, but doesnt match any of the ones I see. Found on my deck, so likely fallen from a red oak, white birch, or white ash tree.

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Mystery Caterpillar #2 - Phyllodesma americana Mystery Caterpillar #2

Moved
Moved from Phyllodesma.

Moved

Maybe related to Phyllodesma?

Wish we knew these Lasiocampids better. :(

Please be sure to crop your pics...
...as close to "just the bug" as possible. Only you and the experts/editors have the ability to see the full size image. Everyone else is left looking at a little bug in a lot of unnecessary background. :)

Thanks!

 
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Thanks! I'll crop them next time!

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