Caterpillar larvae are green and covered with small yellow hairs. They feed on blackberry and raspberry bushes as well as dogbane.
Details of the:
Himmelman's Plume Moth
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Himmelman's Plume Moth
Scientific Name: Geina tenuidactyla
Other Names: Berry Plume Moth
Size (Adult, Length): 5mm to 10mm (0.20in to 0.39in)
Identifying Colors: brown, white, ivory, yellow, black
Additional Descriptors: hairy, spiky, T-shaped, skinny, long, tubular, feathery, flying
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.