Need help identifying this species (scary)

OscartheGrouch Tondaleo at
Sun Apr 15 14:21:04 EDT 2007

"Juergen Peters" <kill.spam at> wrote in message 
news:MPG.208c6586c4249f679896da at
> Hello, Alexander!
> In Message <evrtkt$ebi$1 at>  gtg992h at
> says...
>> This... bug was spotted outside a home in Savannah, Georgia, and we have
>> had no luck being able to identify it (through internet searches).
> I'm no expert, too, and can't tell you the exact family or species, but
> this thing is a caterpillar!
> -- 
> Best regards, Juergen Peters
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>     Juergen Peters, FidoNet 2:2432/344
>        Borgholzhausen, Germany
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It's a fairly immature specimen of a Tussock Moth caterpillar.
Check out this link:

Google Tussock moths for more pics. 


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