What sort of caterpillar is this?? Is it D. (C.) pudibunda ????

Walter Schön Walter.Schoen at t-online.de
Sun Sep 26 18:01:21 EDT 1999


I've a German site on butterflies and  moths   and   was asked about a
caterpillar like yours  several times last weeks :

I suppose your caterpillar is

Calliteara (Dasychira) pudibunda ,  Pale Tussock .

Have a look at the pictures on


Can you confirm my presumption ? Whewre do you live ?

Have a look at my buttefly-site  www.schmetterling-raupe.de
section "Schmetterlinge"

Walter Schoen

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