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brown tail tussock moth caterpillar


brown tail tussock moth caterpillar

this caterpillar is not a nice one if you see it leave it alone it can cause sickness and skin rashes even induce an asthma attacks.. found this in my garden, i didn't think i had made it this far down yet...



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nice photot - thanks for the warning about it :)))

28 Jun, 2011

 

:-) your welcome..

28 Jun, 2011

 

Surreylad, is this the one eating all the Oaks and Silver birches?......

28 Jun, 2011

 

Milky i think that's the oak processionary caterpillar where there are thousands on the tree and have to be cleared by professionals..

28 Jun, 2011

 

Glad you showed me this and the warning, tweezers is the answer then squash under foot.

29 Jun, 2011

 

your welcome sixpence..

30 Jun, 2011

 

:o))

30 Jun, 2011



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