Hickory Horned Devil

Subject:  old pic of caterpillar Geographic location of the bug:  Maryland, usa Date: 07/11/2019 Time: 10:04 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  While looking through old pics I had taken long ago, found a pic I took maybe in late 70s, early 80s. Never found out what it was. Any ideas? Back then I … Read more

Hickory Horned Devil

Subject:  Unknown caterpillar Geographic location of the bug:  East Texas Date: 10/16/2017 Time: 10:58 AM EDT I work at a ranch in rusk Texas and I came across this caterpillar and I’ve never seen this kind before kinda want to know what kind it is and if it is poisonous How you want your letter … Read more

First Hickory Horned Devil of 2017

Subject: What’s this caterpillar? Location: Melrose Florida August 19, 2017 10:10 am Hello, I’m in Melrose Florida in a wooded area and came upon this guy on the trail. I’m curious what he is and since I can’t find a photo like him in my online searches thought you might appreciate this one. He’s about … Read more

Citheronia splendens sinaloensis Caterpillar

Subject: Large caterpillar Location: Southern AZ August 19, 2017 10:04 am We live in southern AZ had have these giant greenish gray (photo attachment) and tan version of this attached caterpillar on our AZ cotton. Are they the Horned devil caterpillar? Signature: Len Nowak Dear Len, You are quite observant to notice the similarities between … Read more