Monday, July 06, 2015

Stinging Rose Caterpillar Moth (Parasa indetermina - 4699)

Stinging Rose Caterpillar Moth
Parasa indetermina

Caterpillar Hosts: Apple, dogwood, hickory, maples, oaks, poplars, and rose bushes. Range: New York to Florida, west to Missouri and Texas. And, yes, the caterpillars are very attractive and do sting.  (BAMONA)




eileeninmd said...

Awesome closeup of the moth! Great capture!

Lisa at Greenbow said...

What a furry little beast. I have not seen one of these before.

Marvin said...

They are not common here. I do not see one every year. (Some moths I see night after night for weeks at a time.) And, I've never seen one of their caterpillars.