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Drexel's Datana Moth Caterpillar

Datana drexelii


This seems to be an uncommon caterpillar. It took a few days of searching before I found out what it was called. Named after Joseph Drexel of Drexel university fame.


Saw while on a hike. This caterpillar was just crawling across our path and eye catching as it was, we took pictures. I'm no photographer, but this one turned out nice and clear. My fiancee has a couple of pictures that she took of it too.

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Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 15, 2013
Submitted on Sep 15, 2013

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