Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar from Honduras

Subject: Identity of caterpillar
Location: Lago Yojoa Honduras
November 13, 2016 10:20 pm
Saw this guy in the Lago Yojoa area of Honduras just today, November 13, 2016. It was shortly after noon and he was very active. Do you know what it is?
Signature: Tammy

Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar:  Leucanella species
Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar: Leucanella species

Dear Tammy,
This is a Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar from the genus
Leucanella.  They should be handled with caution as the spines are capable of stinging.

Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar:  Leucanella species.
Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar: Leucanella species.

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