Schizura unicornis – Unicorn Caterpillar Moth

Hodges # 8007

Caterpillar foods:  alder, apple, aspen, birch, elm, hawthorn, hickory, willow  (Bugguide)

These moths usually rest with their wings rolled around their bodies.

6/19/2011

 

6/19/2011

 

6/19/2011

 

7/3/2011

 

8/4/2011

 

8/8/2013

Schizura unicornis 8-8-13 1

 

8/8/2013

Schizura unicornis 8-8-13 2

 

7/12/2017  Larva found on Paper Birch

 

7/13/2017  Dorsal view of larva

 

7/13/2017  Larva eating birch leaf

 

7/27/2017   Leaf shelter with pupating larva inside

 

8/9/2017   Adult emerged and was released

 

8/9/2017   Spent pupa and inside of leaf shelter

on Bugguide