Lasiocampidae

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Drinker Moth caterpillar - Philudoria potatoria.
Philudoria potatoria

 

A family of moths known as the Eggers, Snout moths or Lappets. There are over 2000 species worldwide and the name Egger comes from the egg shaped coccoon that some of the species create.

 

These are large broad winged moths, the caterpillars live in communally in tent like nests.

 

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