Subject: Unknown caterpillar
Geographic location of the bug: Roaring springs, TX
Time: 02:09 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I found this Caterpillar on a herping trip and have been having trouble identifying it. It was found in early morning around 8:45am on the 1st of June. Not sure what plant it was on though. Thanks!
How you want your letter signed: Lisa
This is one of the Hooded Owlet Moth Caterpillars in the genus Cucullia. We believe we have correctly identified it as Cucullia laetifica, thanks to BugGuide images and data on the range which includes Texas.