Azalea Caterpillar Moth Larva
Datana major (Grt. & Rob.)
Notodontidae


September 6, 2006
Image courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
Copyright (C) 2006 Pete Williams


August 26, 2006
Photo courtesy Jacques Doucet, Maringouin, Louisiana
Copyright (c) 2006 Jacques Doucet

Fifteen (15) Caterpillars placed in a large container with azalea leaves.

Identification made by Jacques Doucet of Maringouin (Iberville Parish), Louisiana.


August 30, 2006
Photo courtesy Jacques Doucet, Maringouin, Louisiana
Copyright (c) 2006 Jacques Doucet

September 10, 2006 -- Three caterpillars remain. By end of day all had dropped off the azalea twigs into the water and drowned.

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