Ask a Question forum: This just " stung" me

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Ahha
Aug 20, 2017 8:55 AM CST
This was underneath a leaf from my peanut plant. It got me ! Stings. And it's red. What is it???
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Name: Sue
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sooby
Aug 20, 2017 8:59 AM CST
Saddleback caterpillar, Acharia stimulea. Definitely an "ouch" from what I understand.
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Ahha
Aug 20, 2017 9:14 AM CST
Thank you, Sooby! Such an interesting creature but an unpleasant surprise as well!

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