Davis’ Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Subject: what type of moth caterpillar
Location: Prescott Valley, AZ Yavapai county
September 11, 2013 9:05 pm
What type of moth will this caterpillar become??
Signature: AJ

Davis' Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Davis’ Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Hi Dave,
We have identified your caterpillar on BugGuide as Davis’ Tussock Moth Caterpillar,
Halysidota davisii, and it is a new species for our site.  BugGuide also has an image of the adult moth, one of the Tiger Moths.

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