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Forest tent caterpillar moth

Forest tent caterpillar moth
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Forest tent caterpillars have a brownish body with bluish lines along the side. With each moult, a line of white, footprint-shaped spots becomes visible. Mature caterpillars can reach 2 inches (5 cm) in length. Moths are yellowish-brown and chunky with two dark lines on the forewings.

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