Colorful Caterpillar



Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

I found this colorful caterpillar on a reed recently in a wetland area of Zeeland, Michigan. Perhaps someone reading this can comment on what type of caterpillar it could be.

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16 responses to “Colorful Caterpillar”

  1. wordsfromanneli says :

    I don’t know the type but I’m always amazed at the patterns and colours found in nature.

  2. Reggie says :

    Amazing close-up! Fascinating colors and textures.

  3. Thomas Peace (author) says :

    Great shot! Cattail Caterpillar Moth.

  4. greenbenchramblings says :

    Beautiful critter. We found a very similar one in our garden last week which turned out to be a moth caterpillar. It was a yellow-tail moth which is fluffy and white all over and the female has a yellow spur of fur on its back.

  5. Jocelyne says :

    Hiiiii… I really don’t like caterpillars but I must admit this one has wonderful colours and patterns. It’s a great capture jeff :)

  6. Brian Comeau says :

    Great use of the vertical lines. Awesome shot Jeffrey!

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