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Spiny Oak Slug Moth (caterpillar)

Euclea delphinii


Pale green with off-while and yellow orange bands. Clustered mounds of spines running down length of body. Saddle shaped. 1.1 to 1.25 centimeter long. Flat on "stomach".


Unknown. Possibly arboreal. I assume it fell from a tree onto my car.


Witnessed in evening on the hood of my car, 45 degrees Fahrenheit outside, I gently removed it with the blade of my knife and placed it in the branch of a live oak tree.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Nov 19, 2018
Submitted on Nov 19, 2018

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