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HUGE caterpillar
November 1, 2009
I found this big guy on a sweetgum tree and would love to know what kind he is. He’s very big and beautiful. Thanks
Martha
Lindale, TX

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Hi Martha,
Your caterpillar is an Imperial Moth.  After pupating underground, it will emerge as a lovely large yellow and purple moth.

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