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

<strong>Brown-hooded Owlet</strong> moth caterpillar</strong>
<em>Cucullia convexipennis</em>
Hodges #10202

I photographed this beautiful, brightly colored caterpillar on goldenrod at Big Ridge State Park in 2004. The bright coloration makes me su...
Brown-hooded Owlet moth caterpillar
Cucullia convexipennis
Hodges #10202

I photographed this beautiful, brightly colored caterpillar on goldenrod at Big Ridge State Park in 2004. The bright coloration makes me suspect it is poisonous or distasteful. This caterpillar will turn into a plain brown moth.

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