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Caterpillars and larvae of the World

Caterpillars and larvae of the World

This mission is to find out what kinds of larvae are where and whether they are beneficial or damaging, safe to handle, and maybe even what they turn into (keeping the main objective larvae). Sign in to join mission

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
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There are many beautiful and unique larva forms such as caterpillars that we never even notice until they turn into something else.

Caterpillars and larvae of the World

Lat: 42.24 Long: -89.04

Recent Spottings

Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar Christine Y. 1 5 Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Monarch Butterfly albear1960 1 0 Monarch Butterfly
Unknown spotting doreen.chambers.14 2 3 Unknown spotting
Banded Tussock Moth (caterpillar) flowntheloop 2 1 Banded Tussock Moth (caterpillar)
Unknown spotting Machi 1 0 Unknown spotting
Giant springtail larva Mark Ridgway 11 7 Giant springtail larva
Unknown spotting IrinaSh 2 2 Unknown spotting
Carolina Sphinx Moth caterpillar flowntheloop 10 5 Carolina Sphinx Moth caterpillar
Convolvulus Hawkmoth Caterpillar Bernadette S 3 0 Convolvulus Hawkmoth Caterpillar
Unknown spotting Sckel 1 0 Unknown spotting
Tenthredinid Sawfly (larvae) flowntheloop 8 9 Tenthredinid Sawfly (larvae)
Anteas Actinote Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 10 3 Anteas Actinote
Imperial moth caterpillar gladys and her boys 1 0 Imperial moth caterpillar
Grass Knot Caterpillar SukanyaDatta 2 0 Grass Knot Caterpillar
Polyphemus Moth Gina423 1 0 Polyphemus Moth
Zebra mosaic Sckel 4 2 Zebra mosaic
White-marked Tussock Moth flowntheloop 7 0 White-marked Tussock Moth
Rusty-tipped Page Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 4 4 Rusty-tipped Page
Milkweed Tussock Caterpillar Christine Y. 12 6 Milkweed Tussock Caterpillar
Chrysalis/pupa Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 11 0 Chrysalis/pupa
Green Lacewing Larva Gaby3 1 0 Green Lacewing Larva
Tiger moth caterpillar Sergio Monteiro 3 1 Tiger moth caterpillar
Yellow-striped Armyworm PeterArno 1 0 Yellow-striped Armyworm
Bloody spot or Guava skipper Sckel 12 0 Bloody spot or Guava skipper
Zebra mosaic Sckel 1 0 Zebra mosaic
Black Swallowtail doreen.chambers.14 2 0 Black Swallowtail
Disturbed Tigerwing Sckel 4 1 Disturbed Tigerwing
Fox Moth KostasZontanos 2 0 Fox Moth
Waved Sphinx Moth doreen.chambers.14 1 0 Waved Sphinx Moth
Monarch Caterpillar Christine Y. 4 0 Monarch Caterpillar
Oleander Hawkmoth Caterpillar SukanyaDatta 3 0 Oleander Hawkmoth Caterpillar
Imperial Moth caterpillar flowntheloop 1 0 Imperial Moth caterpillar
Unknown spotting JimJohnson2 1 0 Unknown spotting
Zebra mosaic Sckel 3 0 Zebra mosaic
Hooded Owlet KostasZontanos 1 0 Hooded Owlet
Hickory Tussock Moth doreen.chambers.14 1 0 Hickory Tussock Moth
Hickory Horned Devil corlyvons 20 7 Hickory Horned Devil
Eastern Swallowtail Caterpillar JimJohnson2 1 5 Eastern Swallowtail Caterpillar
Fruit Piercing Moth Caterpillar LindaAlisto 6 0 Fruit Piercing Moth Caterpillar
Lobster moth caterpillar John Alaban - biodiversity capiz 8 1 Lobster moth caterpillar
Tetrio Sphinx caterpillar Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 9 2 Tetrio Sphinx caterpillar
Oak Eggar / Коконопряд дубовый IrinaSh 3 1 Oak Eggar  / Коконопряд дубовый
Oak Slug Caterpillar MelindaKiser 3 0 Oak Slug Caterpillar
Caterpillar SukanyaDatta 1 0 Caterpillar
Bagworm moth Sckel 11 7 Bagworm moth
Monarch Caterpillar Christine Y. 4 0 Monarch Caterpillar
Skipper butterfly Sckel 3 0 Skipper butterfly
Eight Spotted Forester Caterpillar MelindaKiser 3 0 Eight Spotted Forester Caterpillar
Household casebearer Sckel 2 2 Household casebearer
Viceroy Butterfly larva Gaby3 1 0 Viceroy Butterfly larva

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