io moth, Automeris io  (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) - 1274002

io moth
Automeris io (Fabricius)

Descriptor: Feature(s)
Description: Urticating spines on the dorsal surface of the larva. The thin brown "hypodermic needles" have been broken off when the larva was positioned under the scope. 3X magnification.
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Alex Mangini
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1274002

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Friday, August 27, 2004
Image Information last updated on Friday, September 24, 2010