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Fuzzy black and white caterpillar
Location:  Torrington, CT on August 29th 2010
August 29, 2010 9:26 am
I spotted this beautiful caterpillar on my side porch and would love to know more about it. Love your site. Keep up the good work!

Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Hi Jennifer,
Your caterpillar sure looks like a Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar,
Lophocampa caryae, to us.  You can compare your individual to images posted to BugGuide.

Thank you so much for your help. I’m always amazed by what is right in front of you if you just bother to look. Bugs rule!

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

2 Responses to Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

  1. Debra says:

    are the white hickory tussock moth caterpillar in Kentucky?

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