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The Eastern Tent Caterpillar NA-FB-37

The eastern tent caterpillar is often mistaken for the gypsy moth. Though they are similar in appearance, they differ inhabits.The fully grown eastern tent caterpillar is about 2 inches long, black with a white stripe along the middle of the back anda row of pale blue oval spots on each side. It is sparsely covered with fine light brown hairs.

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1990
ID: 
NA-FB-37
Author: 
Robert Rabaglia, Maryland Department of Agriculture Daniel Twardus, USDA Forest Service
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Online
Topic:
Insects and Diseases
The Eastern Tent Caterpillar NA-FB-37
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