Emerald Moth Caterpillar (Synchlora sp.)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Emerald Moth Caterpillar (Synchlora sp.)

This species adorn itself with remants of flowers and leaves as camouflage. Most caterpillars feed on Compositae. They also feed on other plant families such as Rosaceae and Polygonaceae and some are polyphagous.

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/8002

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Blackberry (Rubus sp.) ROSACEAE family


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