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Yellow-Necked Caterpillar

Datana ministra

Description:

Datana ministra The yellownecked caterpillar is a key pest of shade trees. It is widely distributed throughout most of the eastern United States. Generally, it feeds on basswood, paper and yellow birches, elm, honeylocust, oak, maple, mountain-ash, and walnut. This insect is also destructive on the foliage of blueberry, apple, and other fruit trees.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Vermont, USA

Spotted on Jul 30, 2014
Submitted on Jul 30, 2014

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