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help I.D. - Actias luna

help I.D. - Actias luna
Pine Barrens of central NJ County, New Jersey, USA
September 16, 2005
Size: approx. 4"
I was wondering if this was a luna moth caterpillar?

Similar to
But there appear to be some differences. A second view from side would help.

 
Yes, tough angle,
but with that green head we would agree with Luna Moth. But we also agree that multiple images would help.

 
When caterpillars wander
away from the host plant, especially when they are huge like this one, they are usually getting ready to pupate. Easy to catch and raise to adulthood if you want a definitive ID! (Just a suggestion:))
See Rearing Caterpillars if you want to give it a try.

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