Humped Green Fruitworm - (Amphipyra pyramidoides)
A triangular bump near the rear end of the Humped Green Fruitworm has yellow side stripes.
The Humped Green Fruitworm becomes the Copper Underwing and its adult counterpart is also known by the name(s) of: Pyramidal Green Fruitworm, Copper Underwing Moth Caterpillar.
The Humped Green Fruitworm can be detailed through the following descriptors for identification:
green body; green head; yellow stripe line; yellow dots; speckles; mountain bump; hump; pyramid; triangular bump; thick; smooth; plump; fat.
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 Humped Green Fruitworm as insects typically go where they please, driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.