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Io Moth Caterpillar

Automeris io

Description:

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

Habitat:

Mixed deciduous forest near a creek.


1 Comment

TravisAnthony
TravisAnthony 7 years ago

Much obliged!

TravisAnthony
Spotted by
TravisAnthony

Oklahoma, USA

Lat: 36.70, Long: -95.53

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

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