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EENY335: Yellowstriped Oakworm (suggested common name), Peigler's oakworm, Anisota peigleri Riotte (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Figure 6. In late October, Anisota peigleri Riotte caterpillars are fully grown and may be 50 mm long. All have the black coloration with yellow stripes. There are prominent black horns arising from the second thoracic segment and a row of small spines along the body behind each horn.

Credit: Paul M. Choate, University of Florida