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Unicorn caterpillar moth

Schizura unicornis


This is a moth in the family Notodontidae.It's caterpillar is called the unicorn caterpillar due to it's unicorn like horn.It is a moth found in North America.It was resting in the patio after a thunderstorm the previous night.


Deciduous trees/shrubs and woodlands.


It rests in a twig like appearance.

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 8, 2018
Submitted on Jun 26, 2019

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