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caterpiller


caterpiller
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Copyright: Kristina Hershberger (Daffy) (95)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-26
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/3.4, 1/60 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2013-03-14 14:06
Viewed: 1752
Points: 2
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I found this caterpillar and don't know what it is.Can someone please tell me?
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Hello Kristina,
I believe this is the caterpillar of the Polyphemus Moth. The photo is a tad bit overexposed, thus some of it's markings seem to be lost. I will try a WS to see if it will recover some of the markings.
The one thing I have noticed about these caterpillars is that they almost seem to have a glowing appearance to them. I have found them on Oak trees and they are so bright lime green that they are easily seen against the leaves.
Ron

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