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Caterpillar to Id if possible. - Hemileuca eglanterina

Caterpillar to Id if possible. - Hemileuca eglanterina
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
September 4, 2010
Would appreciate any info on this hairy caterpillar. On a path so I don't know what it would feed on.

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Caterpillar to Id if possible. - Hemileuca eglanterina Caterpillar to Id if possible. - Hemileuca eglanterina

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Hemileuca eglanterina
The only species of Hemileuca found on Vancouver Island is Hemileuca eglanterina. That larva was likely looking for a place to pupate, since BC populations overwinter both as eggs and pupae.

 
Caterpiller
Thank you for the info.

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Moved from ID Request.

Looks like...
... a Hemileuca caterpillar, possibly this species: .

 
Thank you for the info. it is
Thank you for the info. it is very useful.

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