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Slug moth caterpillar

Description:

Bright green or neon in color. Spiny all over. 3-4 cm in length & 1 cm thick. Sluggish.

Habitat:

Found on forest floor in leaf litter

Notes:

Said to leave blemishes on skin, if spines are touched. Very painful & itchy when touched.

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4 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

A very beautiful caterpillar....

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 5 years ago

So amazing!

acewings.ajay
acewings.ajay 5 years ago

Thank you beaker98

beaker98
beaker98 7 years ago

Amazing! Wish I had something like this in my area:). Very nice photo.

acewings.ajay
Spotted by
acewings.ajay

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Sep 1, 2013
Submitted on Sep 1, 2013

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