Can any one identify this caterpillar

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  1. AnimalloverA1B2

    AnimalloverA1B2 New Seed

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    I found the caterpillar wondering on my deck and have seen the same kind a lot and was wondering what it is. Can any one help? :stew2:

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    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    At varying times during its growth as a caterpillar the Gypsy Moth looks different. Fully developed it is much more recognizable. Any more pictures? A reference for size?

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  4. AnimalloverA1B2

    AnimalloverA1B2 New Seed

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    The Caterpillar is around an inch long. I looked at the Gypsy Moth and am not sure although I do think I have seen them around. Around last November I found many of the caterpillar in the picture but smaller. It looks the same except bigger. I will try and add more images. Thanks for any help.
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I get those on my Passion flower vines every yearI don't know the name of it.
     



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    My guess is a gypsy moth caterpillar. Yikes.
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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