Eight-spotted Forester Caterpillar
Mature caterpillars have a thick black-spotted orange band at base of each segement, followed by several thin black bands interspersed with thin white bandsand long hairs. Immature caterpillars are orange interspersed with light gray areas.
Host plants are species of grape (Vitis spp.), and Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia).
The Eight-spotted Forester Moth overwinters as a pupa, hidden in soil or crevices wood.