Saturday, June 6, 2015

Isabella Moth Caterpillar (AKA "The Wooly Bear")

"Pyrrharctia isabella - Caterpillar - Devonian Fossil Gorge - Iowa City - 2014-10-15 - image 1" by Micha L. Rieser - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org

About This Insect

Scientific Name: Pyrrharctia isabella
Food: many low plants, such as plantains, dandelions, and herbs
What does it turn into?  See it here
Does it sting? No, but its stiff "fur" may cause irritation
Will it destroy my garden? No.




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