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caterpilars? - Malacosoma americana

caterpilars? - Malacosoma americana
Great Neck, New York, USA
April 10, 2010
Size: various - average 8mm
Hundred odf those in various spots. Wondering which butterfly will come out off those.

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caterpilars? - Malacosoma americana caterpilars? - Malacosoma americana

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Moved from ID Request.

Tent caterpillars?
Take a look at Malacosoma. Maybe?

 
Thank you
I read some about those. The color is different, but the behavior is the same. Very interresting. I found a few 'nests' and will go back to see today. It looks like an invasion in this small nature center.

 
I think John's right.
Looks like Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth Malacosoma americanum--probably an early instar. See these youngsters (about the same size as yours)


 
Good
I went back to the site. I think the two of you are right. I found more of those and they seems to do some big damages to the trees. Thanks for the input.

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