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Saddleback caterpillar

Limacodidae larvae

Description:

Small caterpillar with a bright, limegreen midsection that has a circle of white and brown also in the middle of its back. Also, it has "spikes" encircling it. Some sort of saddleback?

Notes:

Found lying in the middle of a dirt road.

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6 Comments

AshleyAkers
AshleyAkers 11 years ago

Cool! I feel special lol

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 11 years ago

Wow I didn't even know there were caterpillars that had those saddles!!

peter
peter 11 years ago

Saddlebacks are one of my favourite caterpillars. Your spotting is the first record of a Saddleback on Project Noah. Way to go!

AshleyAkers
AshleyAkers 11 years ago

Interesting ain't it?

peter
peter 11 years ago

Cool!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 11 years ago

It's a Limacodidae larvae (moth)

AshleyAkers
Spotted by
AshleyAkers

West Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jun 22, 2010
Submitted on Jun 22, 2011

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