Skipper Caterpillar from Ecuador might be Two Barred Flasher

Subject:  Colorful Ecuadorian caterpillar Geographic location of the bug:  Rio Silanche Sanctuary, Ecuador Date: 04/21/2018 Time: 11:56 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi Daniel, et al. While visiting Ecuador mid-January 2017, I unfurled this Pyrginae  caterpillar from it’s shelter.  Sorry, I don’t know what plant it was on.  I wonder if one of … Read more

Skipper Caterpillar

Subject:  Caterpillar/grub id Geographic location of the bug:  Eastern Panhadle WV Date: 01/22/2018 Time: 09:39 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Found this little guy/gal outside today I think it may be confused due to warm weather we have been having How you want your letter signed:  Catherine Hubbard Dear Catherine, Our initial impression … Read more

Caterpillar from India is Giant Redeye

Subject: identification of 2 caterpillars. Location: Bangalore , Karnataka, INDIA December 12, 2014 2:11 am Dear sir, I like to photograph nature ,in particular flora fauna around our campus,making it useful for our Bioscience faculty to use it for teaching the students in an excited way. While doing so i came across 2 caterpillars with … Read more

Skipper Caterpillar

Subject: Caterpillar Location: Texas October 29, 2013 2:07 pm Found on an oak tree in central texas Signature: Blake and Brianna Hi Blake and Brianna, This looks like a Skipper Caterpillar, more specifically, one of the Duskywings in the genus Erynnis.  See BugGuide for some photos of the caterpillars.  According to the Butterflies Through Binoculars … Read more