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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.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Oklahoma

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