Crazy caterpiller

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Date Photo Taken: 08/28/2012
Location: Dahlonega, GA
Posted By: Matty8393

Notes:

My dog brought this up onto the porch for me to see. I have never seen a cater piller like this and was wondering what kind it is and what will it turn in to. Also would it hurt my dog if it got poked by the stinger on the tail of it?

COMMENTS

  1. Matty8393 Registered says:

    Oh and my dog found in the grass. Thanks for any help.

    August 29th, 2012 at 5:35 pm
  2. Bobby Flower Fanatic says:

    Possibly Sphinx Moth caterpillar. Check this link
    http://www.pbase.com/danator/tersa_sphinx_moth_caterpillar

    August 29th, 2012 at 9:52 pm
  3. cmerrill Registered says:

    That looks very similar to the caterpillars we used to see on our tomato plants up north.

    August 31st, 2012 at 5:00 pm
  4. Matty8393 Registered says:

    Bobby, Thanks, That is exactly what it appears to be.

    August 31st, 2012 at 5:42 pm

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