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Larvae of some Arctiidae species spin cocoons in the fall.
Woolly bear or fuzzy bear caterpillars come in a variety of colours and patterns, many of them quite striking!
Click on the picture or hypertext (underlined blue or purple print) below to access information about and images of various Tiger Moths (Arctiidae) and caterpillars:
eastern 3/4 U.S & Can..............
entire U.S., Can., Mexico.......
Giant Leopard Moth
eastern 1/2 U.S. & Can.
Pale Tussock Moth
eastern 1/2 U.S., Can. & Mex...
Hickory Tussock Moth
Mex., Sw. U.S. to Se. Can...
Spotted tussock Moth
E. 2/3 Can. U.S. border
Larval images are from Caterpillars of Eastern Forests courtesy of David Wagner.
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