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Adult stage of the saddleback caterpillar, Acharia stimulea (Clemens), showing the white dots on the wings. Photograph by Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida.

Saddleback Caterpillar Moth Acharia Life History: Larva (Saddleback Caterpillar) can inflict a painful sting with sharp bristles on its body. Adult Food: Habitat.

The saddleback caterpillar, Acharia stimulea (formerly Sibine stimulea), is the larva of a species The adult is a dark brown, stout-bodied moth.