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Green Caterpillar with red dots - Actias luna

Green Caterpillar with red dots - Actias luna
50 miles North of Houston, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
October 20, 2009
Size: 1.5 inches long
It was in the dirt near where some clearing work was being done, so I don't know what plant it likes.

It appears the same as this caterpillar, but I am not sure http://bugguide.net/node/view/74130/bgimage

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Moved
Moved from ID Request.

looks heavily parasited
sadly he wont live thru that

Luna Moth
Actias luna.

 
Thank you for the ID. The one
Thank you for the ID. The one I referenced was also ultimately identified as a Luna Moth, so this is the same. Appreciate the incredibly fast response!