Ceanothus Moth Caterpillar

Subject :  Caterpillar identification
Geographic location of the bug:  Bonners Ferry ID
Date: 08/01/2022
Your letter to the bugman:  Found this climbing on a hardy kiwi we introduced this year, under birch, surrounded by ocean spray, serviceberry, and thimble berry.
How you want your letter signed :  Idaho homestead

Ceanothus Silkmoth Caterpillar

Dear Idaho homestead,
We are nearly positive that this is the Caterpillar of a Ceanothus Silkmoth, a large gorgeous moth that is found in western North America.

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BugMan aka Daniel Marlos has been identifying bugs since 1999. WhatsThatbug.com is his passion project and it has helped millions of readers identify the bug that has been bugging them for over two decades. You can reach out to him through our Contact Page.

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