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Insect and Spider Identification
Amari Austin, TX (Zone 8a) These are munching on my salvias, my water lilies, my Amazon Sword plant and one other pond plant that I can't think of the name of (it has big tasty leaves.) I'm going to have to relocate them or my plants will have no leaves left.
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poppysue Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) The only one I could find in my book that looks like it is the acraea moth. The caterpillars are fuzzy like that but yours looks more black and these are actually brown. I found this link with good pictures to compare them too.
Amari Austin, TX (Zone 8a) Thanks poppysue! These are definately black, but your guess helped me track down that it's a Giant Leopard moth (Ecpantheria scribonia.)
They don't appear to be picky eaters and I'll just move them around so nothing ends up completely leafless. The Texas A&M site said that host plants include weeds :)
MzMunchken Crestview, FL (Zone 7b) Removed by member request
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