Cactus Moth Animal Pictures
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Cactus moth caterpillar
Cactus moth caterpillars are extremely destructive to cacti, especially in areas where they have no natural predators.
Cactus moth caterpillar on a prickly pear cactus
Cactus moth larvae get up to 0.98 - 1.18 inches when fully grown and ready to pupate.
Cactus moth caterpillar on guava
Prickly pear cactus infested with cactus moths
Cactus moth caterpillars consume the cactus leaves, fruit, and eventually enough of the plant to kill it.