Image Number: 1274002

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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.
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Laboratory

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Bombycoidea
Family: Saturniidae
Subfamily: Hemileucinae
Tribe: Hemileucini
Genus: Automeris
Subject: Automeris io (Fabricius)
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Image uploaded:
Friday, August 27, 2004
Image last updated:
Friday, September 24, 2010