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Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar? - Apatelodes torrefacta

Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar? - Apatelodes torrefacta
Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, USA
August 1, 2010
Size: 3 inches
I found this caterpillar in our timber. I've seen band tussock moth caterpillars before but the ones I've seen have been yellow or tan. I know they can come in gray forms, and was just wondering if this is one?

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How about...
... Spotted apatelodes, Apatelodes torrefacta ?

 
Awesome! I found the adult of
Awesome! I found the adult of this particular moth about a month ago and posted it here for ID. I did not know what the cats. looked like. This is cool....according the the butterfliesandmoths.org website there are no documented sightings for this moth. I sent the image of mine to our state lepidopterist rep. and he was going to add it to the data base. I will send him this image as well. Thank you for the ID

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