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Caterpillar – Corpus Christi, TX
January 5, 2010
We found this little critter munching on some leaves out in our front yard. We live in Corpus Christi, TX and have seen him/her twice in the past month. It’s been fairly cool here – in the 50’s and 60’s.
Lisa Garza
Corpus Christi, TX

Calleta Silkmoth Caterpillar

Calleta Silkmoth Caterpillar

Dear Lisa,
This beautiful caterpillar is a Calleta Silkmoth, Eupackardia calleta.  You can see the complete life cycle on the wormspit website
, including images of the lovely adult moth.

Calleta Silkmoth Caterpillar

Calleta Silkmoth Caterpillar

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