Subject: what’s this bug?
Location: Northern Indiana
October 28, 2012 2:05 am
Hi & thanks for the great information you share.
I’ve looked up many wonderful creatures on your site and I finally have one to submit 🙂
This cool creature fell from a maple tree onto our deck in mid-August. It’s about the most exotic thing I’ve seen in Indiana so what can you tell me about it?
Again, thanks for the info. you share with the world.
Signature: ae

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Hi ae,
Thank you for your complimentary email.  This very distinctive caterpillar is an Imperial Moth Caterpillar, one of the Giant Silkmoths in the family Saturniidae.

Location: Indiana

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