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Tisu Girl
21-Jan-2010, 10:04 PM
Hi all,

Saw this furry guy but don't know what is it. Any idea?

22-Jan-2010, 03:31 PM
classic tussock moth larva (Noctuidae, Lymantriinae) with four clumps (= "tussocks") of stiff bristle like hairs on the top of the abdomen.

Not sure of the genus / species, but I'd not be surprised if this were an Arctornis species

Tisu Girl
24-Jan-2010, 12:11 AM
Thank you hkmoths...now at least I know it's a tussock moth larva...is this common? Found only one cat