Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Subject: Caterpillar identificAtion
Location: Central New Jersey
September 15, 2013 9:32 am
Found this guy 9/15/13 in central New Jersey in my yard. Roughly 4” long and as round as a nickel.
Signature: Lisa

Imperial Moth Caterpillar
Imperial Moth Caterpillar

Dear Lisa,
This is the caterpillar of an Imperial Moth, and it has likely left the tree upon which it has been feeding so that it can find a suitable site for pupation.

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