Caterpillars I have found

This time of year there are a lot of caterpillars to be found. They are also easier to find since by now most species have gotten big and caused some visible damage.  In this post I will just provide a gallery of what I found int he last week or so.

White-marked tussock moth on my porch ceiling. A generalist that eats the leaves of many hardwood trees. Photo: S.D. Frank

Yellownecked caterpillar feeds on oak, maple, and other trees. Photo:S.D. Frank

Hickory tussock moth caterpillar on redbud. Photo: S.D. Frank.

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