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Polyphemus Moth Caterpillar

Antheraea polyphemus

Description:

Large green caterpillar. Small spines on each segment.

Habitat:

Found in my yard.

2 Comments

tomk3886
tomk3886 a month ago

There are plenty of oaks all around. Just posted a cocoon not far from where caterpillar was found.

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 a month ago

Nice spotting tomk3886. Is there an oak tree nearby? the only reason I ask is because this caterpillar feeds on it, and most likely crawled down to pupate.

tomk3886
Spotted by
tomk3886

Spotted on Aug 22, 2018
Submitted on Jul 5, 2020

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