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Subfamily Lasiocampinae

Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both

The Lappet Moth 5th Instar Larva - Phyllodesma americana Caterpillar - Phyllodesma americana Gray Caterpillar with two red stripes - Phyllodesma One of the Tent Cats grey with pink and yellow caterpillar - Phyllodesma What kind of caterpillar is this? Phyllodesma americana? - Phyllodesma americana Lappet Moth (Phyllodesma americana) - Phyllodesma americana

Eastern Tent Caterpillar - Malacosoma americana Eastern Tent Caterpillars - Malacosoma americana Nest in Plainsboro Preserve NJ - Malacosoma americana forest or eastern tent caterpillar? - Malacosoma disstria Western Tent Caterpillars - Malacosoma californica Tent Caterpillar - Malacosoma disstria Southwestern Tent Caterpillar - Malacosoma incurva caterpillar - Malacosoma disstria