Need ID of Caterpillar asap

nardafJuly 12, 2011

Dear forum members-

Please help me identify this caterpillar--it's about 1 inch long (probably very common), but I don't know what to feed it. I found it in the beach sand at our beach in Chicago. Pls see link for photo

Thanks in advance!!


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fighting8r(10 Fort Myers Florida)

I'm no expert, but likely that's some kind of moth that may be a "general feeder" - will eat many plants/trees. You may want to try a couple of leaves from some common plants for that area. Just my 2 cents. Thanks for looking out for the little guys!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2011 at 10:03PM
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Thanks, fighting, but I do need to narrow the feeding plants down. Thus I need the exact name of the caterpillar / moth.

Can anyone else give me a clue?


    Bookmark   July 12, 2011 at 10:14PM
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