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Re: Re: What Am I??

  • Subject: Re: Re: What Am I??
  • From: "Iris" <iris@syix.com>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Jun 2009 18:45:12 -0700

Our name for them was fuzzy wuzzys.
Bonnie in Ca.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, June 07, 2009 4:01 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: What Am I??

--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, "Dana Brown" <ddbro@...> wrote:
>It is not a tent caterpillar. Those are black with lengthwise stripes and relativly fewer bristles than your specimen.

Your speciment reminds me of what we call "wooly worms". WW's are reportedly good indicators of weather for the upcoming winter, depending on the amount of dark/white stripes.

but I'm sure there are any number of species that are not wooly worms that have the bristles like that.

> What kind of caterpillar am I? These come from light creamy yellow to very
> dark black? Anyone have a name for me?
> Thanks,
> Dana
> Dana D. Brown
> Director ASI
> Malevil Iris Gardens & Kennels
> <BLOCKED::http://www.malevil-iris.com> www.malevil-iris.com
> Lubbock, TX 79403
> Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset
> <mailto:ddbro@...> ddbro@...
> Home of
> Merrimac's Amarula CGC, TDI
> Ch, Merrimac The Agean CGC, TDI, CD, RA
> iownadog2.jpg vote image by judy72649

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