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Tussock moth? - Hypocrisias minima

Tussock moth? - Hypocrisias minima
Montosa Canyon, Santa Rita Mts., Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
September 13, 2008
Found several of these at about 6500 feet on different Asteraceae species plants. All looked like this, ie similar to but not Milkweed Tussocks. 2nd of 2 images. Any ideas on ID?

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Tussock moth? - Hypocrisias minima Tussock moth? - Hypocrisias minima

Nice find! Hypocrisias minima
Here's a link to Bruce Walsh Arizona. Check out #25 under Arctiini

 
Thanks
J & J - you truly have no peers. Can't figure out how you do it!

 
We just wish he had more images
of caterpillars on his site. Then maybe we could clean up some of the unknowns on BugGuide. This is a real beauty, though. No way could we have forgotten that we had seen it.

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