CLOSED: Caterpillar

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

On a peavine, sent to me, suspect army worm but have doubts. Houston area Tx. Sorry, all I have

Thumbnail by kittriana
Minot, ND

This appears to be a caterpillar of a long-tailed skipper, Urbanus proteus (family Hesperiidae). See https://alabama.butterflyatlas.usf.edu/species/details/149/long-tailed-skipper for images and more detailed information.

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

A skipper, surprised, thanx!

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