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Cinnabar Moth Caterpillar

Tyria jacobaeae

Description:

Striped caterpillars

Habitat:

Unknown

Notes:

My mom found it

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago
Cinnabar Moth Caterpillar
Tyria jacobaeae Cinnabar Moth Larva - Tyria jacobaeae - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Moved to arthropods for you.

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Callimorphina, Tyria jacobaeae.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/685994/bgi...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/3823/bgima...
Introduced from Europe for the pest control of also introduced ragwort! So you not only got a very nice caterpillar but also an interesting one. So, please, read the additional information in the links. It is very exciting and educational!
http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?bf=2069
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobaea_vu...

MaggieNoel
Spotted by
MaggieNoel

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.85, Long: -122.19

Spotted on Jul 13, 2014
Submitted on Jul 25, 2014

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