Horned devil menacing, harmless
With curved red horns, rows of black spikes and a pale green ... Before touching it, I did the research to make sure the spines weren't dangerous. It's called a hickory horned devil caterpillar and, as it turns out, it's quite harmless.
OUR TOWNS;A Parents Group in Pound Ridge Wrestles the Devil for Halloween
The Christian Coalition has decried Halloween as a pagan celebration that glorifies black magic and red-horned devils; the coalition's founder ... "It's inherently damaging and dangerous. It's baffling why any adult would let their child near it; there ...
Midlands gardening: The value of caterpillars in your yard
The hickory horned devil, who becomes the large Regal moth ... Although we have lovely plantings, many are imported species. Only magnolia, red maple, bald cypress, and live and willow oaks represented natives and none of those were on my friend’s ...
Despite appearance, nothing sinister about Hickory Horned Devil
Both the young and older caterpillars possess pairs of large black-tipped red horns near the head and black spines down their backs. Mature Hickory Horned Devil ... Overall the caterpillar resembles a ferocious dragon, but it is not dangerous or harmful.
This time of year is catepillar season
In some caterpillars, spines are a sign that the caterpillars are venomous ... in hickory, walnut and numerous other trees and shrubs. They usually appear this time of the year. Another common caterpillar found on plants this time of year is the red ...