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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1502-1

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Image Number D1502-1

A late-instar larva of stinging nettle caterpillar feeding on a leaf. The larvae are up to 1 inch long and have sharp, spiky hairs that can cause pain if touched.  

 

Photo by Eric Jang.


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Last Modified: 11/24/2009