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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

One Response to Imperial Moth Caterpillar

  1. stacy says:

    I found an imperial moth caterpillar in the town of Harrietta, Michigan on 8/30/19

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