Please Identify

Neil Reimer nreimer at
Tue Jul 28 11:05:21 EDT 1998

Mary Jemmett wrote:
> Hi,
> Any help in identifying this critter would be appreciated.  We saw it in
> our Central Ontario backyard.  The garden hose washer is about 2.5 cm in
> diameter.

It is the larvae of a silkworm moth (Saturniidae).  Probably a cecopria
moth, but I'm not very familiar with the species in your area.

Neil Reimer

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