Approximately 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 inches. Purple Goldenrod Hooded Owlet Moth Caterpillar. Feeds primarily on Goldenrod or Aster. Leaves and flowers
Meadow in the Poconos
I tried to correct a problem with the color due to it was set on indoor instead of sunny outdoors. Photo is not color enhanced. I found 3 or 4 green asteroids, 1 purple, 1 red, and 1, possibly 2 yellow.