Io moth (Automeris io) larva
Insecta (Hexapoda) > Lepidoptera > Saturniidae
Automeris io (Fabricius)
Photographer: Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series,
Description: This large and colorful caterpillar can cause painful skin eruption (dermatitis) when handled. IO larvae possess many venomous spines (urticarial hairs) on their body and must be handled with care.
Location: United States
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