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Caterpillar ID help

Posted by okielizabeth 7 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 14, 12 at 19:26

I found this caterpillar today and have tried, to no avail, to ID it. I can't seem to find one like it on any of the ID sites that I have looked at. Thought maybe someone here might be able to help :) Thanks in advance! I've got him in a habitat right now and it looks like he might be starting to build a chrysalis.


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RE: Caterpillar ID help

Is there a walnut tree around where you found it? What you found it on can help tell you what it is. The Nature Forum people might know.


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RE: Caterpillar ID help

Susan will know when she sees the post.


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RE: Caterpillar ID help

It was just crawling across my driveway. I have an oak in my front yard and my neighbor has a sycamore. No walnuts in the area.


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RE: Caterpillar ID help

Here are some I took last month. I'm going to piggy-back on this thread. The mass of caterpillars is walnut datana (really bad this year here). I don't know the others, but these were the three most interesting ones that I had never seen before.


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