caterpillar id

Asked September 24, 2019, 10:52 PM EDT

Hi, I was weeding my garden and found this caterpillar in the weeds. Do you know what kind it is? I live in Silver Spring, MD and I believe it was in clover. Thanks

Montgomery County Maryland caterpillar identification insect or spider id beneficial insects and pollinators common buckeye

1 Response

Coloration can be highly variable but we think that this is the caterpillar of the Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia).