Image Number: 0907031

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
has a white stripe down the back, while forest tent caterpillar has keyhole-shaped white spots
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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Lasiocampoidea
Family: Lasiocampidae
Subfamily: Malacosominae
Tribe: Malacosomini
Genus: Malacosoma
Subject: Malacosoma americanum (Fabricius)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, December 10, 1997
Image last updated:
Wednesday, June 21, 2000