Subject:  Catapillar
Geographic location of the bug:  Backyard in Northern Illinois
Date: 08/31/2018
Time: 07:30 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  What is it? I think I’ve seen a green one on my sidewalk 3 yrs ago.
How you want your letter signed:  LikesBugsNot

Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Dear LikesBugsNot,
The orange color on this Imperial Moth Caterpillar indicates it is pre-pupal, and it has left the tree or shrub upon which it was feeding in order to find an appropriate place to pupate.

Location: Illinois

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