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Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 - Euchaetes egle

Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 - Euchaetes egle
Camp Creek Run, Marlton, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
August 2, 2010
The patch of milkweed was covered in Euchaetes egle (Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238) caterpillars. This was smaller than the normal fuzzy ones. Is it an early instar of the same species?

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Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 - Euchaetes egle Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 - Euchaetes egle

Moved
Moved from ID Request. Thanks. We thought it probably was as it seems to be starting to get tufts.

I can't say for certain, but
it sure seems like a possibility:


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