Trichordestra legitima – Striped Garden Caterpillar Moth

Hodges # 10304

Caterpillar foods:  a wide variety of woody and herbaceous plants:  asparagus, aster, bean, cherry, clover, dogbane, goldenrod, grasses, milkweed, mustard, pea, raspberry, violet, willow, yarrow (Bugguide)

8/11/2012

 

8/17/2012

 

8/20/2014

 

8/7/2015

 

7/4/2015

 

10/16/2011  Larva on aster – I tried rearing this but it didn’t make it

 

10/16/2011

 

Here’s a video of another caterpillar that I found eating the dry seeds of Stiff Goldenrod on 10/22/2009.

 

8/10/2013

Trichordestra legitima 8-10-13 1

 

9/3/2017  caterpillar on grass

on Bugguide