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Subject: Imperial Moth?
Location: South Central Pa
August 24, 2015 5:03 pm
My husband found this on his maple tree.
8.24.15
We’ve never seen a caterpillar this big.
Our neighbor said it’s a monarch but your page is looking like imperial moth
Signature: Amy Jo

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Dear Amy Jo,
Your identification of this magnificent Imperial Moth Caterpillar is correct, and judging by its size, it will soon spin its cocoon.

Thank you.     Its the prettiest caterpillar I’ve ever seen.  I’m checking our trees for more!  Lol

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

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