Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 926723

Observation date: August 29, 2013
Submitted by: Yakshi
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: My friend found this little guy on his garage floor so I don't have any plant info to provide unfortunately. The markings are so elaborate and gorgeous...I had never seen a caterpillar like this. I was curious as to what kind of flying creature this becomes.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: March 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: NOTE - the taxonomy on this has changed. This far west, H. umbrata is now H. pulverea...JRains et.al.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Larimer County