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Saturday, October 3, 2009

hickory tussock moth caterpillar

I'm pretty sure this is a Hickory Tussock Moth caterpillar.
(Lophocampa caryae)

Not sure if this is its cocoon or another caterpillars.
Manchester, MI - 1 week ago

Camera Critters #78
Hosted by Misty Dawn


Carver said...

I love shots like this. Nice seeing nature up close.

Cezar and Léia said...

wow different critter!cool pictures and thanks for all information about it!
Happy Camera critters
purrs and love

Squirrel said...

Are they interesting. I don't think I have seen anything like the second photo. Have a nice weekend.

Marie Höglund said...

Whats this, I have never seen anything like it :-)

eileeninmd said...

Cool critter. Thanks for sharing your caterpillar critter.

i beati said...

quite alluring

storyteller at Small Reflections said...

Kewl critter captures ;--)
Thanks for sharing.
Hugs and blessings,

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

SQ: I would agree with your ID, I had one in the back yard last year. Those are two neat photos.

Maria Berg said...

Interesting to see what come out of them! MB

magiceye said...

this is such an interesting post

Calico Crazy said...

Cool captures! I love fuzzy caterpillars.

Calico Contemplations

Rambling Woods said...

I got a photo of one that I think is a tussock moth, but I couldn't get a bite from Bug-guide to confirm. I think they are kind of neat... Michelle