Weird caterpillar
Location: Midwest City, OK
October 15, 2011 1:27 pm
What the heck is this??
Signature: Elizabeth

Spiny Oak Slug Caterpillar

Hi Elizabeth,
This caterpillar is in the genus
Euclea.  We found a matching photo on BugGuide, and we believe there is a good chance it is the Spiny Oak Slug, Euclea delphinii, a species with a highly variable caterpillar.  Exercise caution when handling the Spiny Oak Slug as well as other members of the family Limacodidae, as many species have stinging spines.

Location: Oklahoma

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