Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#457625
moth caterpillars - Doa ampla

moth caterpillars - Doa ampla
NE part of county, Private Road 180 off Park Rd. 37, Medina County, Texas, USA
June 9, 2009
The caterpillars were on Stillingia texana plants. I believe they are Doa ampla, since the adult moths that developed after I raised the caterpillars look like the pictures of that species. They appear fairly often here.

Moved

Moved
Moved from Frass.

Frassed
Moved from ID Request.

8041 - Doa ampla looks likely
Linda, they do resemble your 8041 - Doa ampla caterpillars that Ron has posted on his site pteratory.com

3424 - Ethelgoda texana also feeds on Stillingia but we can rule that out.

Can you get a close photo of one individual?

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.