What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

WHAT IS THIS?
September 1, 2009
PLEASE – TELL ME – ME DOG WANTED TO EAT IT – LOOKED DANGEROUS!
BRANDY
BRICK, NJ 08724

Hickory Horned Devil

Hickory Horned Devil

Hi BRANDY,
Though it looks quite fierce, the Hickory Horned Devil, the caterpillar of the lovely Royal Walnut Moth, is quite harmless.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
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2 Responses to Hickory Horned Devil

  1. adasmith says:

    Oh my gosh! My husband found on of these crawling across our driveway…it is hideous..i’m so glad they are harmless.

  2. chesney says:

    i just found one of these in my backyard today. got curious and had to show my son, and we did some searching and found out what it was. thought it was poisonous and thank god its not. how do i post a picture of it on here? thanks, robin

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