Skiff Slug - (Prolimacodes badia)
The green and brown Skiff Slug blends in well with the tree and shrub leaves that it eats down to veins.
The Skiff Slug becomes the Skiff Slug Moth and its adult counterpart is also known by the name(s) of: Skiff Slug Moth Caterpillar.
The Skiff Slug can be detailed through the following descriptors for identification:
green; brown; egg-shaped; oblong; snail; slug; wide; wide back; white; powdery; pale; brown side; ramp; flat back; raised side; horseshoe crab.
This caterpillar has been found in the following North American states and territories:
Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec
Note that the states/territories listed are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Skiff Slug as insects typically go where they please, driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.