Monkey Slug Moth Phobetron pithecium (J.E. Smith, 1797)  Synonyms: Hag Moth, Hodges #4677.

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The Monkey Slug caterpillar is a generalist, and feeds on many different types of trees including oaks, hickories, apples, and cherries.

There are 55 records in the project database.

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A Monkey Slug Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/31/2018). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/9/2015). Photo by TJ Walters. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/29/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/29/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/29/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Monkey Slug Moths mating in Howard Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). Female is on the left and male is on the right. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Monkey Slug Moths mating in Howard Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). Female is to the top and male to the bottom. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (8/26/2010). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth larva in Howard Co., Maryland (7/22/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (9/6/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth larva in Howard Co., Maryland (7/22/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth larva in Howard Co., Maryland (7/29/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth larva in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/5/2016). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/7/2017). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar on Wingstem in howard Co., Maryland (9/10/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2014). Photo by Hugh Vandervoort. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth larva in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug caterpillar in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug caterpillar in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)

The underside of a Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (9/16/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar and a Wasp in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2017). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Washington Co., Maryland (9/17/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth falls prey to a Spined Soldier Bug in Howard Co., Maryland (9/4/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Monkey Slug Moth caterpillar in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/6/2015). Photo by John Landers. (MBP list)


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