Unicorn Caterpillar – 9/2/08

Observer: Amy Waters

Observation Date: 9/2/08

Observation Location:

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

Unicorn Caterpillar