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Photo#437233
Red Caterpillar - Datana

Red Caterpillar - Datana
Grant, Marshall County, Alabama, USA
August 4, 2010
Size: 1 1/2 inch
I would love to find out if these are good or bad guys. Thanks!

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Moved from ID Request.

Possibly ...
Spotted Datana - Hodges#7908 (Datana perspicua)

But wait for expert confirmation/correction ...

Perhaps Datana sp.?
Seems similar to:


Some more info here:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/236

What were they on? Sometimes that helps narrow it down.

 
They are on Blueberry bushes.
They are on Blueberry bushes.

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