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Orgyia caterpillar? - Orgyia vetusta

Orgyia caterpillar? - Orgyia vetusta
Redwood City, Stulsaft Park, San Mateo County, California, USA
May 7, 2014
Size: 2-3 cm
I beat this very cool-looking caterpillar from a flowering California Buckeye tree. I have other photos if that would help.

Moved from Moths.

Western Tussock cat…
This one has unfortunately been parasitized.

See reference here.

Thanks Ross -
do you think those white ovals are tachinid eggs?

Possibly Compsilura concinnata, which is common in our area.

See reference here.

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