Hitched Arches Moth Caterpillar - (Melanchra adjuncta)
Hitched Arches caterpillars eat from so many different plants, they can be found in almost every habitat.
The Hitched Arches Moth Caterpillar can be detailed through the following descriptors for identification:
green; white; diamond; dark green by head; green head; flat rear end; yellow bands; mint; sage; pale green.
This caterpillar has been found in the following North American states and territories:
Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Mexico.
Note that the states/territories listed are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Hitched Arches Moth Caterpillar as insects typically go where they please, driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.