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The moth ''Pyrrharctia isabella'' is known by different common names during its two main life stages. The adult is the Isabella Tiger Moth and the larva is called the Banded Woolly Bear. The larvae of many species of Arctiid moths are called "woolly bears" because of their long, thick, furlike setae.

The insect can be found in many cold regions, including the Arctic. The banded Woolly Bear larva emerges from the egg in the fall and overwinters in its caterpillar form, when it literally.. more

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Uploaded Sep 16, 2019. Captured Sep 15, 2019 11:00 in 1519 Hwy 7, Forbes, MN 55738, USA.
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  • 1/430s
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  • 4.2mm