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Larvae: Larvae are velvety black with yellow rings and a reddish-orange head and can attain lengths of up to 6 inches. The black 'horn' located on abdominal segment 8 is approximately one inch long and is located on an elevated orange 'button'. Thoracic legs and prolegs are orange and speckled with black spots. Newly molted larvae are light yellow and dark gray in alternating transverse rings; several hours after molting, larvae become their typical yellow and black coloration.
Oh I am so looking forward to that hatching!!!! BTW that is not my hand but a pic I found on the net!!! Mine is the image below...
Just took these pics of this caterpillar in our garden which measures at least 6 inches - it is HUGE!!!!! Am going to search it up on the net to see if I can identify it - all I know is it is going to turn into some BIG nasty flappy thing. ARRGGGHHHHHH!!!!!!