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FAMILY   Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY  
TRIBE  
COMMON NAME   Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
NAME   Sibine stimulea
HODGES   4700
DISPLAY #   331
DESCRIPTION   ["The 2002 (M) moth image was taken July 2nd @ H. The WS is approximately 1.5\" The 2005 moth image is also a (F). The 2013 (F) moth image was taken July 4th @ H. The Saddleback caterpillar grows to a length of approximately 1.0\" If one were to brush against the brown spines protruding out from the body they will experience quite a bit of PAIN! The larva feeds on apple, asters, blueberries, corn, dogwoods, elms, grapes, linden, maples, oaks, Prunus species, sunflowers and viburnum."] e r
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