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wantoretire_didAugust 12, 2014

Oops, need more coffee.

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kwoods(Cold z7 Long Is)

Milkweed Tussock Moth caterpillar (Euchaetes egle)

I believe that's milkweed (asclepias) that it's on, not Joe Pye (eutrochium).

    Bookmark   August 12, 2014 at 3:15PM
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This was on a Facebook page from a friend about the toxicity of that critter.

Here is a link that might be useful: Toxic result on young boy

    Bookmark   September 14, 2014 at 7:02PM
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