All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

A student caught this Dagger Moth Caterpillar during one of my outdoor classes. I got a photo of the legs through the plastic jar. The "true legs" are the 3 pairs on the left. Most caterpillars (except inchworms) have 5 pairs of <em>prolegs</em> used f...
A student caught this Dagger Moth Caterpillar during one of my outdoor classes. I got a photo of the legs through the plastic jar. The "true legs" are the 3 pairs on the left. Most caterpillars (except inchworms) have 5 pairs of prolegs used for walking.

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