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Photo#63153
neat fuzzy caterpillar 1 - Phyllodesma americana

neat fuzzy caterpillar 1 - Phyllodesma americana
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 10, 2006
Size: 2 inches approx.

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neat fuzzy caterpillar 1 - Phyllodesma americana neat fuzzy caterpillar 1 - Phyllodesma americana

WOW!
I love the camouflage of these guys!

 
Funny you should say that bec
Funny you should say that because at first I didn't see it at all. Then I thought was a dead moldy caterpillar because it was hanging limply on the branch I picked up. (we have alot of moldy tent caterpllars hanging on a tree in the same area-yuk!)

When it started to walk about-I realized it was alive and one I had never seen before. I have yet to see a moth of one of these. I will be looking!

Nice find! - and nice images!
Lappet Moth, Phyllodesma americana, images in the guide here

 
Thanks ^_^
That was one of the species I thought it might be-but the site I usually look on for PA caterpillars had the photo so small-I couldn't tell. I should have looked here.

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