Aug 08, · The adult saddleback is actually a moth with dark brown colors and a wide body. Saddleback caterpillars are easy to recognize because they have brown legs, brown head, green flanks, and a green backside. In the middle of their back, there is a very noticeable brown oval shape which has a white border around it. Dec 29, · Life History: Larva (Saddleback Caterpillar) can inflict a painful sting with sharp bristles on its body.
Apr 27, · Adult caterpillar - An adult saddleback caterpillar is glossy dark brown in color with some black shading, and dense scales can be seen on the body and wings, which makes it look very furry. The hind wings are a lighter, paler brown than the forewings.