Sighting for September 12, 2020

Lucy Hooper

My backyard in Mickleton
Gloucester County, NJ

While in the yard found some interesting moth caterpillars including 3 different hornworms and the unicorn prominent. Pictured are the White-lined Sphinx moth cat (on common evening-primrose) and the Unicorn prominent (on red-osier dogwood).

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • American Copper 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Sachem 17

White-lined Sphinx caterpillar

Unicorn caterpillar