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Spotted Apatelodes

Apatelodes torrefacta

Description:

in field, late summer. Feeding on blackberry.



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3 Comments

Laura B.
Laura B. 5 years ago

I'm afraid I don't have any more pictures, forestdragon, but I think that's it. It certainly looks right. Sources list it as feeding on Prunus species, but apparently other things in the rose family will work as well. Thanks!!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Perhaps Spotted Apatelodes, Apatelodes torrefacta :
http://bugguide.net/node/view/4765
http://bugguide.net/node/view/689758/bgi...

Laura, do you have any other views of this neat caterpillar?

MelissaPhillips
MelissaPhillips 5 years ago

May be a young dagger moth catarpillar

Laura B.
Spotted by
Laura B.

Kentucky, USA

Lat: 37.91, Long: -84.36

Spotted on Sep 25, 2013
Submitted on Oct 11, 2013

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