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Lilac-colored caterpillar w/black tufts, dark head and lighter frons resting on dried grass. Nearby individual was on dog fennel

Lilac-colored caterpillar w/black tufts, dark head and lighter frons resting on dried grass. Nearby individual was on dog fennel
Ralls County, Missouri, USA
August 22, 2010
Size: about 1.5 - 2 inches long
Lilac-colored caterpillar w/black tufts, dark head and lighter frons resting on dried grass. Nearby individual was on dog fennel

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in the guide somplace..
probably in unident there is a photo of a purple cat with black spines like this. too bad nobody ever figured out what it is. dont suppose you could collect these and attempt to rear them?

Was it alive and moving?
The body looks to be completely encased in fungus!??

 
It was covered in dew, seemed
It was covered in dew, seemed to be alive.

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