Stung by Saddleback Caterpillar

Unfortunate meeting with a saddleback caterpillar Location: Central NJ August 7, 2011 7:32 pm I was weeding today and reached around a blue mist shrub and felt a sting in my forearm and found one of these saddlebacks. I only brushed it and the stinging lasted for a couple of hours. Went back to the … Read more

Monkey Slug

weird bug from Mo. i think its a catapiller of some sort? Location: springfield, Missouri August 9, 2011 7:52 pm I found the strangest looking bug in Springfield mo. Today. It looks kina like a black fuzzy star fish but moves like a catapiller. Its belly looks like somekind of jelly substance that rolls. It … 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