Woolly Bear

Woolly bear can mean:

  • The hairy caterpillars of the Arctiidae family of moths
  • The hairy caterpillar of the Arctic Woolly Bear Moth (Gynaephora groenlandica)
  • The larva of the varied carpet beetle
  • A type of thermal undersuit used with drysuits for applications such as scuba diving

Other articles related to "woolly bear, woolly bears":

Pyrrharctia Isabella
... 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 banded Woolly Bear larva emerges from the egg in the fall and overwinters in its caterpillar form, when it literally freezes solid ...

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