Hi I found this catipillar on my porch. Can you tell me what it is and what to feed it? from,

Hi Hank,
According to BugGuide, the American Dagger Moth Caterpillar, Acronicta americana, feeds ” on leaves of alder, ash, birch, elm, hickory, maple, oak, poplar, walnut, willow and other deciduous trees “

2 Responses to American Dagger Moth Caterpillar

  1. heuer william f says:

    I removed over 100 of these in a week from my maple tree , I live in Arizona but the bug site says found east of the rocky mts

  2. Mary reese says:

    Found the American dagger on front porch
    Instinctively knew to not touch
    Released into woods
    Dixon MO

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