Calleta Silkmoth Caterpillar

Information

Family: Family: Saturniidae

Subfamily: Saturniinae

Identification: Body is black with a red collar and red on the rear of the thorax. Wings are black with conspicuous white postmedian lines, which are wider in females. Triangular white spots on the wings range from large to almost absent.

Range: The Rio Grande Valley and Big Bend areas of Texas; southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico south to Veracruz, Mexico; Guatemala.

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