Butterfly and Moth Caterpillars on Oak Trees

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Oak Tree Caterpillars

Caterpillars (larvae) of moths and butterflies found on oak trees in north Florida, primarily in Bradford County.
These caterpillars were on various species of oak trees.



Halysidota tessellaris banded tussock moth fuzzy brown hairy tufted tuft oak caterpillar worm leaves leaf green
Banded Tussock Moth
Halysidota tessellaris
caterpillar worm on oak tree afflicted dagger moth Acronicta afflicta
Acronicta afflicta
Afflicted Dagger Moth
caterpillar worm on oak tree afflicted dagger moth Acronicta afflicta molting
Molting (shedding its skin)
Afflicted Dagger Moth



caterpillar on oak tree unicorn brown green leaf
Unicorn Caterpillar
Schizura unicornis



spiny oak worm caterpillar oak tree orange spikes stings hurts bites bumps green slug
STINGS!
spiny oak worm caterpillar oak tree orange spikes stings hurts bites bumps green slug
STINGS!
spiny oak worm caterpillar oak tree orange spikes stings hurts bites bumps green slug
STINGS!
spiny oak worm moth slug moth with brachnoid wasp cocoons green orange spines
Brachnoid wasp cocoons
Orgyia leucostigma  white marked tussock moth oak tree leaves leaf hair fuzz spikes yellow red black tufts
White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma
contracted datana dantana contracta larvae caterpillar
Contracted danata
Datana contracta
contracted datana dantana contracta larvae caterpillar
Contracted danata
Datana contracta
contracted datana dantana contracta larvae caterpillar
Contracted danata
Datana contracta
contracted datana dantana contracta larvae caterpillar
Contracted danata
Datana contracta
Halysidota tessellaris banded tussock moth fuzzy brown hairy tufted tuft oak caterpillar worm leaves leaf green
Banded Tussock Moth
Halysidota tessellaris
Halysidota tessellaris banded tussock moth fuzzy brown hairy tufted tuft oak caterpillar worm leaves leaf green
Banded Tussock Moth
Halysidota tessellaris
Anisota virginiensis  pink oakworm moth caterpillar stripes striped green head
Pink-striped Oakworm Moth
Anisota virginiensis
Anisota virginiensis  pink oakworm oak worm moth caterpillar stripes striped side green head pupate and pupa cocoon
Pink Striped Oakworm Moth
Pupating and Pupa
oakworm oak worm caterpillar orange head spiked body lines down side, spiny oakworm anisota stigma
Spiny Oakworm
Anisota stigma
caterpillar green worm eat oak tree leaves
Angulose Prominent
Peridea angulosa
the laugher white fuzzy hairy caterpillar worm oak tree Charadra deridens
The Laugher
Charadra deridens
the laugher white fuzzy hairy caterpillar worm oak tree Charadra deridens
The Laugher
Charadra deridens
caterpillar worm oak tree orange head orange spot yellow black stripes lines
Red-humped Oakworm
Symmerista canicosta
variable oakleaf caterpillar lochmaeus manteo green caterpillar burgundy red back stripe oak tree leaves leaf worm
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar
Lochmaeus manteo

Bagworm bag worm moth caterpillar on oak tree
Bagworm Moth
skiff moth caterpillar worm oak Prolimacodes badia green box square
Skiff Moth Caterpillar
skiff moth caterpillar worm oak Prolimacodes badia green box square
Prolimacodes badia
skiff moth caterpillar worm oak Prolimacodes badia green box square
Green Skiff Moth
skiff moth caterpillar worm oak Prolimacodes badia green box square
Skiff Moth Caterpillar
variable oakleaf caterpillar lochmaeus manteo green caterpillar burgundy red back stripe oak tree leaves leaf worm
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar
Lochmaeus manteo

variable oakleaf caterpillar lochmaeus manteo green caterpillar burgundy red back stripe oak tree leaves leaf worm
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar
Lochmaeus manteo

duskywing caterpillar worm oak tree orange head white light beige body fold leaf
Duskywing caterpillar
in hibernaculum
duskywing caterpillar worm oak tree orange head white light beige body fold leaf
Duskywing

duskywing caterpillar worm oak tree orange head white light beige body fold leaf
Duskywing

parasitoid larvae in oak worm duskywing caterpillar on oak
Parasitoid larvae
emerged from caterpillar
Megalopyge opercularis puss moth caterpillar worm oak tree brown white fuzzy fuzz hairy hair sting stinging
STINGS! Puss Moth
Megalopyge opercularis
Antheraea polyphemus egg oak tree round brown stripe line around egg
Polyphemus silk moth egg
Antheraea polyphemus
Antheraea polyphemus silk moth caterpillar worm green orange tiny oak tree
Polyphemus silk moth hatchling
Antheraea polyphemus
Antheraea polyphemus silk moth caterpillar green caterpillar worm accordion big large huge oak tree
Polyphemus Silk Moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Polyphemus Green Caterpillar
Antheraea polyphemus
brachnoid cocoons on polyphemus larva caterpillar on oak tree
Brachnoid Wasp cocoons
on moth caterpillar
flannel moth puss moth white fuzzy caterpillar worm oak tree leaves stings hurts bites
STINGS! Black-waved Flannel
Megalopyge or Lago crispata
stick caterpillar larva worm inchworm, oak tree, green looks like a stick
Stick inchworm caterpillar
stick inchworm caterpillar larva on oak tree worm moth brown, looks like a stick
Bent-line GrayIridopsis larvaria
green moth caterpillar larva dots spots worm on oak tree
Green Moth Caterpillar
small green caterpillar worm on oak tree hairstreak butterfly
Hairstreak Butterfly
black-waved flannel Megalopyge crispata same as lagoa crispata larva caterpillar
STINGS! Black-waved Flannel
Megalopyge or Lago crispata
red eyed red-eyed button slug moth caterpillar larvae green heterogenea shurtleffi
Red-eyed Button Slug
Heterogenea shurtleffi
red eyed red-eyed button slug moth caterpillar larvae green heterogenea shurtleffi
Red-eyed Button Slug
Heterogenea shurtleffi
red eyed red-eyed button slug moth caterpillar larvae green heterogenea shurtleffi
Red-eyed Button Slug
Heterogenea shurtleffi