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Subject: Help
Location: Yucatan Peninsula
December 18, 2016 7:32 am
Bugman,
A friend of mine sent this pict to me. She is vacationing on the Yucatan peninsula. Can you identify this?
Signature: John

Monkey Slug

Monkey Slug

Dear John,
This is either a North American Stinging Slug Caterpillar commonly called a Monkey Slug,
Phobetron pithecium, or a close relative in the same genus.  The adult moth is known as a Hag Moth.

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