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Pale Tussock caterpillar

Pale Tussock moth larva, photographed 23 September 2006 by B Crowley

Pale Tussock moth larva, photographed 23 September 2006 by B Crowley

Pale Tussock (Calliteara pudibunda)
(23 September 2006)
The bright colours of this cute little caterpillar are a warning to leave alone. This is best heeded, as skin contact can cause a painful rash.


Group: Insects
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lymantriidae
Species: Calliteara pudibunda L.
Common Name: Pale Tussock
Author: B Crowley

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