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Help with identification

Posted by mswillis5 8 (My Page) on
Fri, May 3, 13 at 0:12

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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RE: Help with identification

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

RE: Help with identification


Good call! Love the humor.


RE: Help with identification

That was a good laugh. Thanks for the information.

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