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Sagebrush caterpillar - Hemileuca hera

Sagebrush caterpillar - Hemileuca hera
Arc Dome Wilderness, Nye County, Nevada, USA
July 3, 2013
Feeding on sagebrush.

Moved
Moved from Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths.

Looks like an early instar Hemileuca hera, a species associated with sagebrush.

Moved
Moved from Moths.

Looks like the spines of Hemileuca
Careful, they can sting. Ryan should be able to say which Hemileuca.

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