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ID of lime green caterpillar

I recently stumble upon a large lime green caterpillar. It had four red nubs on I believe it's head (never saw which end was it's face). And then 2 rows of sky blue nubs and 2 rows of bright yellow nubs. All nubs had at least 1 black hair or more coming from them. The red nubs had the most.

I'd say it was at least 2 1/2 to 3 inches long (hard to measure since it rolled up into circle). At least 3/4 to 1 inch thick. It had big legs... at least 6 to 10 on each side.

Any idea what type of caterpillar it is ... if it is one?

Found in our backyard in south central New Jersey.

Cecropia Moth Caterpillar
Sounds like this:
Caterpillar image
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Anybody have an image of one of those caterpillars for the guide? We have the moth but not the caterpillar. I've never seen one myself.

This is an old post, but I think I have a picture you might be looking for ... maybe it will help someone!
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