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Buck Moth caterpillar

Hemileuca maia

Description:

Dark caterpillar with light speckling and many rows of spines. This caterpillar can inflict a painful sting, so I did not touch it.

Habitat:

Temperate forest. Rockwood Park, Virginia.


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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A very beautiful caterpillar....

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Beautiful. Would love to see which Buck moth this is.

ForestDragon
Spotted by
ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.45, Long: -77.58

Spotted on Jun 11, 2015
Submitted on Jul 19, 2016

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