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Slug Caterpillar - Lithacodes fasciola

Slug Caterpillar - Lithacodes fasciola
Catoctin Mountains, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
September 4, 2003
Size: around 1/4"
Found on Oak.
Seems to be a Yellow-shouldered Slug, but not sure.
I'm also curious about those cylindrically shaped objects toward the far right side of its body.
(see enlarged version.)

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Slug Caterpillar - Lithacodes fasciola Slug Caterpillar



Moved from ID Request.

We would agree with Lithacodes fasciola
Wagner says two thirds of the ones he has collected have been parasitized by a tachinid fly - pg 40

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