This mesmerizing caterpillar mimics a hairy tarantula spider with its oddly long hairy arms curling out (actually it would better fit the term masquerade). When looking at the underside, it looks like a slug with its suction cups prolegs and its tiny legs. This caterpillar is the larvae of the hag moth.
Is That Caterpillar Mimicking a Tarantula?
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