Saturday, August 25, 2012
Automeris Io Caterpillar
It was about 3" long, and the tufts are poisonous to the touch.
The male adult moth is a buttery yellow and the female is a rusty red, and they both have dark "eyes" on their hind wings. The moths are about 2" across. I have seen the adult moths other years but I haven't seen any this year.