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Spikey Black Caterpillar ID?


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Green_Numb


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Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 1:06 pm   Post subject: Spikey Black Caterpillar ID?


hey guys..

saw this guy curled up outside on the path so i moved him over to a leaf on my peonies..

was wanting to see him stretched out but when i returned he had disappeared.

looks like he had some dull orange segments below the spikes.

i didnt touch him with my hands as his spikes looked fierce!

any ideas?


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daisybeans

annapolis md
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Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 1:14 pm   


We have these guys around here too. They're cute, aren't they? I have never been able to see what they turn into though.

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Droopy


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Western Norway
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Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 2:13 pm   


I think it's a Giant Leopard Moth caterpillar from what I can find on the net.

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