Spotted Tussock Moth Caterpillar
A member of one of the most fascinating moths with the most ornate caterpillars, the spotted tussock moth in its larval stage is quite common throughout most of North America. This one was found in a grove of alders busily feeding on a fallen leaf in the Hoh Rain Forest on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
- © 2013
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