Help with identification

mswillis5May 3, 2013

I am not able to find this caterpillar anywhere on the web. I live in DFW if that might help. This caterpillar fell on my head off of my 40+ ft pecan tree.

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SaraElise(8b)

As you should have been able to tell by the behavior and the green color, that is a rare Paratrooper Caterpillar. By the single stripe, we can tell he's got the rank of private. :)

Looks like a moth, possibly. The closest I found was: Nadata gibbosa

Here is a link that might be useful: Nadata gibbosa

    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 5:29AM
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butterflymomok(7a NE OK)

SaraElise,

Good call! Love the humor.

Sandy

    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 8:59AM
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mswillis5

That was a good laugh. Thanks for the information.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2013 at 4:16AM
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