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Io Moth Caterpillar

Automeris io


About 2 inches long. Touching the bristles resulted in a similar reaction to touching stinging nettles, producing a small rash and itching/burning.


Mixed deciduous forest near a creek.

1 Comment

TravisAnthony 7 years ago

Much obliged!

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Oklahoma, USA

Lat: 36.70, Long: -95.53

Spotted on Jun 11, 2012
Submitted on Oct 11, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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