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Photo#716750
Arctiid (?) larva - Lophocampa maculata

Arctiid (?) larva - Lophocampa maculata
Along the shore of Bloodsucker Lake, El Dorado County, California, USA
September 6, 2012
Size: Roughly 2 cm long
On mountain alder (Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia)

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Arctiid (?) larva - Lophocampa maculata Arctiid (?) larva - Lophocampa maculata

Hi, I am a biochemist at Loui
Hi, I am a biochemist at Louis & Clark College in Oregon. I am studying this species and would like to get some additional information about your find. It looks like a rare color variant of L. maculata. Please email me at kgs@lclark.edu or the email address with this comment. Thanks. Ken Strothkamp

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I think it's something along the lines of this

Edit: I just noticed this; you seem to have posted this critter already:

Date correction
Sorry, September 6, 2012, not December 31, 1969.

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