Asked September 19, 2020, 4:05 PM EDT
Kent County Michigan
Perhaps the giant leopard moth caterpillar-
Range: Massachusetts and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Michigan, Missouri, and Texas.
Flight: April to September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wide variety, including banana, cabbage, cherry, dandelion, maples, orange, sunflowers, violets, and willows.
No caterpillars are poisonous in Michigan, but some people can develop a rash if they handle hairy caterpillars.