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Photo#7244
caterpillar - Spotted tussock moth? - Lophocampa maculata

caterpillar - Spotted tussock moth? - Lophocampa maculata
Interlake, Manitoba, Canada
September 16, 2004
On plum tree.
Suspect this is caterpillar of Spotted Tussock Moth (Lophocampa maculata). Would appreciate a second opinion.

My caterpillar didn't have an
My caterpillar didn't have any black in the yellow zone although the rest of it looks similar. This was found on a willow tree in the Front Range foothills of the Rockies, at about 7000 feet altitude a little southeast of Rocky Mtn Nat'l Park.

I am conducting a research pr
I am conducting a research project on this species and would like to get some additional informnation about this specimen. Please contact me at kgs@lclark.edu or the email address with this comment. Thank you.

Lophocampa maculata
Neat critter. Lophocampa maculata looks correct:
Wagner, Caterpillars of Eastern Forests, p. 27 (1)
Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

I'll move it to the guide page.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

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