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Angus Datana Moth Caterpillar

Datana angusii

Description:

The caterpillar was on the ground hanging onto a walnut tree leaf.

Habitat:

Meadow on our property in the Poconos.

5 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Thanks Eric. I had the wrong ID. WOW!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Please add to Moths of the Northeastern US mission.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Mystery solved!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

I just found out it is the Walnut Caterpillar myself because I got the wrong tree. It is a walnut tree. Thanks so much Karen and Eric. And Karen, you will be glad to know I have another unidentified caterpillar and it is DEFINITELY the gypsy moth caterpillar. LOL

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Eric, I think you are right!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2011
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

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