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Spotted Tussock Larva, 4th Instar - Lophocampa maculata

Spotted Tussock Larva, 4th Instar - Lophocampa maculata
Hidden Corners Sanctuary, Town of Bailey's Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin, USA
August 16, 1997
Found this larva eating Willow (Salix). I think it's the 4th instar, because it didn't change until the final instar that is more familiar.

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I am conducting a research pr
I am conducting a research project on this species and would like to get some additional informnation about this specimen. Please contact me at kgs@lclark.edu or the email address with this comment. Thank you.

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