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Io Moth Caterpillar

Automeris io

Description:

The Io Moth (Automeris io) is a very colorful North American moth in the Saturniidae family. It ranges from the southeast corner of Manitoba and in the southern extremes of Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick in Canada, and in the US it is found from Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, east of those states and down to the southern end of Florida.

Notes:

I spotted this caterpillar in a pine and oak forest crawling along the ground.

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ThePalGuy
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ThePalGuy

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 8, 2012
Submitted on Aug 15, 2012

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