What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Never saw a caterpillar this large before!
Location: Front yard on the grass
September 11, 2015 9:16 pm
It’s huge! What species is this? Are the poisonous? Very cool little dude!
Signature: -Ashley

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Dear Ashley,
This is an Imperial Moth Caterpillar.  Normally, our “location” field is used to identify a city, state, country or continent where the critter was sighted.  Interestingly, there is not a blade of grass in your image, despite the location being listed as “Front yard on the grass.”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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