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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.

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5 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 11 years ago

Thanks Eric. I had the wrong ID. WOW!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago

Please add to Moths of the Northeastern US mission.

KarenL
KarenL 12 years ago

Mystery solved!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 12 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 12 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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