Photo by Melody
Congratulations to all our photo contest participants! Check out the winning photos here. We will have the 2015 calendars available to order from Zazzle soon.

Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Another caterpillar

Communities > Forums > Insect and Spider Identification
Forum: Insect and Spider IdentificationReplies: 2, Views: 9
Add to Bookmarks


Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

July 16, 2014
6:41 PM

Post #9895556

If Flapdoodle is still in the vicinity, perhaps he can ID this larva I've been stumped on for a couple of years. :-)

Thumbnail by greenthumb99   Thumbnail by greenthumb99   Thumbnail by greenthumb99
Click an image for an enlarged view.

Minot, ND

July 16, 2014
6:50 PM

Post #9895566

This appears to be a prepupa, a caterpillar getting ready to move on to the next stage of its life. I'm going to guess - and I want to stress guess, that it might be a notodontid in the genus Heterocampa...


Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

July 16, 2014
7:16 PM

Post #9895585

Thanks for your insight! When I first discovered it I thought someone dropped a fishing lure, it looked so fake.

You cannot post until you register and login.

Other Insect and Spider Identification Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
SOLVED: Tiny Red Critters Angel 26 Apr 26, 2014 7:18 AM
SOLVED: Do you know what kind of Spider this is? dignbloom 55 Aug 18, 2012 4:36 PM
SOLVED: green caterpillar xox_kitkat_xox 4 Jan 24, 2010 9:05 PM
SOLVED: Name this insect? Dinu 16 Oct 19, 2008 2:54 PM
SOLVED: Red Spider about the diameter of a penny gardenwife 24 Oct 10, 2009 10:41 AM

We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America