Jump to content

Nominations for Tractor of the Month
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Name this caterpiller.


  • Please log in to reply
20 replies to this topic

#1 TAHOE ONLINE  

TAHOE
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24522
  • 6,495 Thanks
  • 4,949 posts
  • Location: "Hamiltucky" Ohio

Posted August 27, 2015 - 06:43 PM

Found this thing in my well pit this evening, thought it was Luna moth but its colors arent exact, or the big moth with 2 eyes on its wings, don't know mame. This thing is huge. I bet it's as big around as my thumb and minimum of 6" or longer. The standing back pic shows the well pit, that gray pipe is 1 1/2 for a reference.

20150827_180854.jpg

20150827_180813.jpg
  • Texas Deere and Horse, boyscout862, oldedeeres and 3 others have said thanks

#2 Texas Deere and Horse OFFLINE  

Texas Deere and Horse

    RED Wild Hogs, Horses & Deeres

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 1435
  • 14,464 Thanks
  • 15,392 posts
  • Location: East of San Antonio Texas

Posted August 27, 2015 - 06:48 PM

Marty, I can't help you. I thought it was going to be yellow with a motor and tracks, :D


  • KennyP, TAHOE, TomLGT195 and 5 others have said thanks

#3 Coventry Plumber OFFLINE  

Coventry Plumber
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 60643
  • 1,031 Thanks
  • 572 posts
  • Location: Coventry RI

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:14 PM

Gigantapilla is my guess
  • Texas Deere and Horse, KennyP, TAHOE and 1 other said thanks

#4 Jlaws ONLINE  

Jlaws
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 31172
  • 543 Thanks
  • 366 posts
  • Location: Independence , Kentucky

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:31 PM

Never heard of it but the closest thing I found was the .......Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar http://www.bing.com/...&FORM=IRBPRS&=0

 

 

 

 

Attached Thumbnails

  • caterpillar.jpg

  • MH81 and TAHOE have said thanks

#5 farmerall ONLINE  

farmerall
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 8266
  • 2,148 Thanks
  • 1,447 posts
  • Location: McDonald Pa

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:32 PM

That is from the NOPE variety. It can stay right where it is lol.


  • TAHOE said thank you

#6 TAHOE ONLINE  

TAHOE
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24522
  • 6,495 Thanks
  • 4,949 posts
  • Location: "Hamiltucky" Ohio

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:35 PM

I think Jess got it. My wife did some go ogling after I posted this, looks to be a Hickory Horned devil. Moth is brown with orange spots and stripes.

#7 TAHOE ONLINE  

TAHOE
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24522
  • 6,495 Thanks
  • 4,949 posts
  • Location: "Hamiltucky" Ohio

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:40 PM

Here's a couple google pics I found, it is literally that big across a persons hands.

167747_original.jpg
royalwaln.jpg
  • KennyP and Jazz have said thanks

#8 UncleWillie ONLINE  

UncleWillie

    wabbit wangler

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10399
  • 12,758 Thanks
  • 7,701 posts
  • Location: Gaston county, NC

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:46 PM

His name is Jose.


  • KennyP and jd.rasentrac have said thanks

#9 Marty'70 OFFLINE  

Marty'70

    I didn't do it! Unless you have paperwork to back it up

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 72105
  • 731 Thanks
  • 633 posts
  • Location: Near Indiana,Pa

Posted August 27, 2015 - 07:57 PM

Marty, I can't help you. I thought it was going to be yellow with a motor and tracks, :D


Yeah what a let-down!

#10 adamjd200 OFFLINE  

adamjd200
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 39654
  • 1,405 Thanks
  • 1,537 posts
  • Location: central Ny

Posted August 27, 2015 - 08:03 PM

His name is Jose.

I was going to go with my old standby, Bob.



#11 LilysDad ONLINE  

LilysDad

    Cat Lover

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 9,661 Thanks
  • 7,682 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted August 27, 2015 - 08:26 PM

Why don't you raise it up and see what it turns into?


  • KennyP, oldedeeres and TAHOE have said thanks

#12 glgrumpy OFFLINE  

glgrumpy

    Getting Out!

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Member No: 8360
  • 6,661 Thanks
  • 6,475 posts
  • Location: Huntington, IN 46750 North East in State

Posted August 27, 2015 - 11:01 PM

Must be a John Deere "crawler", it's green, not yellow. AND, was looking for machine too....go join a bug forum.....sheeesh! :smilewink:


  • KennyP said thank you

#13 oldedeeres OFFLINE  

oldedeeres
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 14008
  • 5,869 Thanks
  • 3,198 posts
  • Location: Rivers End, Saskatchewan

Posted August 28, 2015 - 01:08 AM

Why don't you raise it up and see what it turns into?
[/quote


You all know that's what I'd do! Check out Google, find out what it eats, and have fun watching it develop.



#14 jd.rasentrac ONLINE  

jd.rasentrac

    Admirer of DEERE enjoyneering and design!

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10327
  • 4,447 Thanks
  • 3,993 posts
  • Location: Niedervorschütz, Hessen, Deutschland

Posted August 28, 2015 - 03:00 AM

Must be a John Deere "crawler", it's green, not yellow. AND, was looking for machine too....go join a bug forum.....sheeesh! :smilewink:

 

That's wrong, because it's no JOHN DEERE GREEN. Looks like the cat is wearing sunglasses - on his buttom...


  • MH81 said thank you

#15 toppop52 OFFLINE  

toppop52
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 54420
  • 3,509 Thanks
  • 3,387 posts
  • Location: Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland

Posted August 28, 2015 - 06:23 AM

I don't know man, but the dude has some cool shades!






Top