Subject: Caterpillar identificAtion
Location: Central New Jersey
September 15, 2013 9:32 am
Found this guy 9/15/13 in central New Jersey in my yard. Roughly 4” long and as round as a nickel.
This is the caterpillar of an Imperial Moth, and it has likely left the tree upon which it has been feeding so that it can find a suitable site for pupation.