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Strange Caterpillar on my Milkweed

Posted by Pat | July 31, 2012 2:52pm | Viewed 98969 times | 3 replies | Last replied by jayinto on July 31, 2012 8:43pm

Does anyone have any idead what kind of caterpillar this is. It is feasting on my milkweed. I posted a pictures on Facebook at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Butterflies-Birds-and-Bloomscom/320001221785 Thanks


July 31, 2012 3:16pm

Could it be Trichordestra legitima - - Striped Garden Caterpillar

Here is a link to some pictures, is it the same? https://www.google.ca/search?q=Trichordestra+legitima+Striped+Garden+Caterpillar&hl=en&safe=off&rls=com.microsoft:en-US:%7Breferrer:source%3F%7D&rlz=1I7TSNA_enKW393KW394&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=MPYXUKK_NKPr6wH9wID4BA&ved=0CFQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=643
(Copy and paste the link if it isn't clickable)


July 31, 2012 8:14pm

Yes, this is it. Looks like a pest that makes a little moth. Thanks for the response!


July 31, 2012 8:43pm

Perfect! Glad to be able to help

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