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Show & Tell Caterpillar

Posted by konrad___far_north 3..just outside of E (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 17, 11 at 23:00

This one was in the raspberry, I don't think I have seen one like this before. The black is like our black Salamander color.
It would be nice if you can I.D. them.

Aug. 14, 2011
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This one is feeding on Saskatoon leafs.

Aug. 14, 2011


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RE: Show & Tell Caterpillar

Think I matched the first one up on Google....looks like a Dusky Hooded Owlet ?


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RE: Show & Tell Caterpillar

Pachysphinx Modesta, about to pupate? Here's a link, scroll down and there is a picture taken in Vegreville of the pre-pupa stage, that looks very similar to your bug.

http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/pmodesta.htm


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RE: Show & Tell Caterpillar

Thank you so much Don,.. not a bad looking moth.

Any others?


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RE: Show & Tell Caterpillar

We found a White-marked Tussock Moth caterpillar today - it fell out of an ash tree into our picnic so we brought it home to hopefully pupate. I'm using my mesh cold-frame with ash boughs in it and the caterpillar is eating so that's a good sign. :0)
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