Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Caterpillar

Subject:  Caterpillar Geographic location of the bug:  West Michigan Date: 08/23/2019 Time: 05:43 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Curious what kind of caterpillar this is. How you want your letter signed:  Sincerely The Crow Dear The Crow, Were you near a grape vine?  This looks to us like a Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Caterpillar, which … Read more

Six Spot Burnet from Northern Ireland

Subject:  Moth? Geographic location of the bug:  Ballymena, Northern Ireland Date: 06/23/2018 Time: 09:55 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  No idea but first I’ve seen it How you want your letter signed:  Any way at all Based on images posted to Animal Photos and UK Moths where it states “This is the commonest … Read more

Western Grape Leaf Skeletonizers

Found on grapevine in Southern AZ Location: Southern Arizona SE Tucson PIma county August 3, 2011 3:18 pm We have an infestation of what seem to be caterpillars. They start out very small and grow to be pretty hearty looking caterpillars with light green/yellow, and purple bands. They are only on the grape vine in … Read more

Probably Grapeleaf Skeletonizer

Help identifying unknown caterpillar Location: Rockledge, FL November 17, 2010 5:41 pm While clearing overgrown grape vine within a nature preserve we had found numerous small caterpillars around 0.5 cm in size. They suspend themselves on silk strands when threatened. Can you help in identifying them. We can’t seem to locate them in our books. … Read more

Mystery from Thailand: Leaf Skeletonizer Caterpillar

The truth is out there – 07.05.10
May 6, 2010
Hi Daniel,
Greetings once again from sunny Phuket.
How are you ?
Some staff of mine have run into this curious little oddity and asked me if I could assist in identifying it.
To me it’s clearly alien – possibly from alpha centuri or the crab-stick nebula. Its no surprise that a week after Stephen Hawkins informs us that aliens are amongst us that we find him (her, it or them).
What do you think ?
With kind regards,

Mystery: Caterpillar we presume

Hi Again Mark,
How is the Atlas Moth population doing?  We presume this is a caterpillar, but that is just a guess.  It surely is a strange looking creature.  We haven’t the time to research this at the moment, but we hope our readership will kick in and assist.

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