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Mar 24, 2018 1:00 PM CST

My granddaughter found this caterpillar & wants me to help her id it. She found this one on a rose plant, but says she's also seen them on palm and other trees. She lives in Savannah, GA. Thanks for your help!
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Mar 24, 2018 5:11 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
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It looks like an eastern tent caterpillar

https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/...
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Apr 14, 2018 2:31 PM CST
Name: Greg Chrislip
Memphis, TN (Zone 7b)
Bookworm Cactus and Succulents Cat Lover Sempervivums
I agree
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Apr 14, 2018 2:40 PM CST
Name: Frank Mosher
Nova Scotia, Canada (Zone 6a)
Birds Region: Canadian Clematis Lilies Peonies Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge)
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Is there a possibilty that it may be a:

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Rose Inch Worm?? It was on a rose bush? The clue would be to see if the edges of some leaves are eaten away!
keep us posted! Very observant Daughter.
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Apr 14, 2018 2:40 PM CST
Name: Frank Mosher
Nova Scotia, Canada (Zone 6a)
Birds Region: Canadian Clematis Lilies Peonies Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge)
Roses Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Photo Contest Winner: 2017
Sorry, Grandaughter.
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Apr 14, 2018 2:46 PM CST
Name: Greg Chrislip
Memphis, TN (Zone 7b)
Bookworm Cactus and Succulents Cat Lover Sempervivums
Classic Eastern tent color and long seta, inch worms are pretty naked.
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