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SOLVED: io moth caterpillar

Floyd, VA

At first I thought this was a succulent plant of some kind.

Thumbnail by smokymtnmom
Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Cool cat....were you surprised when the "plant:" moved? grin

Melvindale, MI(Zone 5a)

Wow, neat looking one.

Baton Rouge, LA

Looks like a caterpillar of the Io Moth (Automeris io) to me.

One place to read about it is here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automeris_io

John

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