It is molting. Literally crawling out of its skin.
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On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Peter Manship <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I was at Dead Creek WMA Brilyea access road back by the turtle pond and
> found these cateplars and would like some help.
> First, can anyone ID the brownish hairy caterpillar ?
> Second, what is the correct way to describe what is happening in the image
> of the Black Swallowtail caterpillar ?
> Peter Manship