Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

The Laugher

Charadra deridens

Description:

A white fuzzy caterpillar with a black painted ivory face.

Habitat:

On an old wooden wall about dense grass and below a large unidentified tree. It was dusk in mid September, not far from the Arkansas River. Climate was hot and humid.

Notes:

My Video: https://youtu.be/uPjUmDsVofQ >>>>> Additional Reference(s): https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/spec...

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

Matthew Hammond
Matthew Hammond a year ago

Lol! It's actually something to do with the adult moth's wings, how at rest they resemble a laughing face, but I just don't see it!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Ha ha... I don't suppose you know where that common name came from?
(had the volume up full on the vid lol)

Matthew Hammond
Spotted by
Matthew Hammond

Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2019
Submitted on Sep 20, 2019

Related Spottings

Charadra deridens - 9189 Marbled Tuffet Moth Laugher Caterpillar Laugher Moth

Nearby Spottings

Grape Colaspis Russet-tipped Clubtail Spotting Brown Stink Bug
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors