Caterpillar identification

Mothman617 mothman617 at
Tue Sep 14 20:05:22 EDT 1999

This sounds to me like you brushed up against a Saddleback Caterpillar (Sibine
stimulea). Its branched spines can be quite painful if not handeled carefully.
The caterpillar will eventually turn into a reddish brown moth.

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