Tussock Moth Caterpillar Animal Pictures

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A gray and brown spongy moth caterpillar with hair sticking out from every direction. In the photograph the caterpillar appears to be facing the left with two false black eyes visible toward the left part of the frame along the caterpillar’s back are four pairs of black dots sprouting black hairs and then six pairs of red dots sprouting black hairs. The caterpillar skin is mottled from light tan to dark brown. The caterpillar is perched on a green leaf with yellow veins.
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a gypsy moth caterpillar on a raspberry leaf

Gypsy moth caterpillar on a raspberry leaf.
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The only time Gypsy moths eat during their lifespans is when they are caterpillars.

3 gypsy moth caterpillars are visible center frame on a oval shaped green leaf. A darker caterpillar is seen at the top of the leaf and to somewhat lighter caterpillars are seen below that. The leaf has holes in it as if they have been eating it. There is another similarly sized green leave with holes in it adjacent to the green leaf the caterpillars are on. The background is out of focus greenery.
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Macro of gypst moth caterpillar against white isolate.
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Macro of a vapourer moth caterpillar. The caterpillar is primarily dark brown covered in red orange and yellow spots from which hairs protrude. From the midsection of its back on four distinct, separate tufts of hair are visible. These tufts are cream to light yellow in color. The caterpillar also has distinct feathery antennae. It is on a green stem, horizontal across the frame with its face facing right.
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Macro of Vapourer Moth (Orgyia antiqua) eggs on peanut leaf. There are 100s of eggs in the frame. The eggs look like c=the cereal Cheerios, but with indistinct center holes.
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Macro of a white-marked tussock moth caterpillar. The caterpillar is facing the camera, center frame, on a leaf that has holes in it. The caterpillar is incredible! it has large false eyes that make it appear to be animatronic, It is really otherworldly looking. The top of its back is brown. White hairs (setae) extend from the side of its body, which is white.
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Macro if milkweed tussock caterpillar on a bright green leaf. Thecterpillars is quite fuzzy. It has whitish/gray hair protruding from the bottom part of its body. The middle is black, and the top is striped mpstlyorng with some gray and black. Looks like a parade float.
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Macro of a hickory tussock caterpillar. It is mostly gray with mostly white hairs stuck out from its body, giving it a fuzzy appearance. There are two distinct black tufts, on toward the from, and one toward the back. Against medium brown background
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