Unicorn Caterpillar – 9/2/08
Observer: Amy Waters
Observation Date: 9/2/08
Common Name: Unicorn Caterpillar
Scientific Name: Schizura unicornis
Comments: This Unicorn Caterpillar may have crawled off a blueberry bush. It also likes hickory, birch, maple, cherry, oak, sweet pepperbush, witch hazel, and many more woody shrubs and trees. Its range is from Canada to Florida and Texas. It will turn into a moth. Its family is Prominents – Notodontidae.
More Information: University of Missouri