A yellow fuzzy caterpillar with spikes is a caterpillar of the American Dagger Moth. At an early stage of development, this caterpillar is a bright yellow color, but as it ages, it becomes paler and finally turns white. More »

Caterpillars that are characterized by black-and-yellow coloration are the redhumped caterpillar, the yellownecked caterpillar, the cloudless sulfur caterpillar, the spotted tussock moth caterpillar and the American dagg... More »

Caterpillars that are characterized by black-and-yellow coloration are the redhumped caterpillar, the yellownecked caterpillar, the cloudless sulfur caterpillar, the spotted tussock moth caterpillar and the American dagg... More »

The woolly bear caterpillar is a generalist feeder but mostly subsists on vegetation, such as dandelions, plantains and nettles. Following a winter period in which the larva can survive freezing temperatures, the woolly ... More »

Identify a caterpillar by its main body color and any patterns it has, whether it has hair and how dense the hair is. It can also be identified by features such as lashes, head horns, tails, split tails or knobs. Other c... More »

The azalea caterpillar is a caterpillar that primarily feeds on indica azalea plants. They heavily consume vegetation, but they are harmless to humans. Azalea caterpillars have been found in Florida, Maryland, Kansas and... More »

The predators of caterpillars are birds, ladybird beetles, yellow jackets and human beings. Caterpillars serve as a primary food source for numerous birds, such as the warbler species, tanagers and canopy-dwelling birds. More »