Heterocampa biundata – Wavy-lined Prominent

Hodges # 7995

Caterpillar foods: birch, cherry, hickory, maple, willow and other trees (Covell),  Black Walnut (personal experience)

6/19/2011

 

6/19/2011

 

6/21/2011

 

I’ve found several of these caterpillars on Black Walnut leaves.

The first caterpillar

9/5/2011

 

9/5/2011

 

9/5/2011

 

9/5/2011

 

9/12/2011  It got much fatter.

 

9/12/2011

 

I found this second caterpillar at an earlier instar.

9/12/2011

 

9/12/2011

 

9/15/2011  They eat along the edge of a leaf, with their bodies stretched along the eaten edge.

 

9/15/2011

 

9/15/2011  Great camouflage!