Atlas Moth Caterpillar from China, we believe

What the heck is that?
Location: China
November 9, 2011 6:59 pm
My friend found a ton of these in a tree. WHAT IN THE WORLD?
Signature: -confused

Atlas Moth Caterpillar

Dear -confused,
We believe this is the caterpillar of an Atlas Moth.  If the criterion is wing area, the Atlas Moth is the largest moth in the world.  The Squidoo website has a nice profile on the Atlas Moth

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