An Isabella Tiger moth at the porch lights on May 11, 2004. The larva to this moth is one we all recognize as the Woolly Bear !
A side view of the Isabella Tiger moth. Check out the red on the front legs.
A Woolly Bear caterpillar curled in a defensive position. This one is more reddish than black so he is an older larva. Found in the yard on September 8, 2006.
"Tiger Moth" eggs
Tiger Moth eggs hatching
Tiger Moth hatchlings can be different colors when young
Picture at a Interesting angle you can see the head I almost had one of its underside but camera was out of focus.
Defense curl the first time I handle it - first it freeze and then curl up into a ball - birds hates hairs.
what it look to most people.
Zone 7a - 11 October 2009
First one of these I've seen this year.