Common name: Eyed paectes, Fishers Island, NY, June 2017
Scientific name: Paectes oculatrix
Season: There are multiple generations of eyed paectes in the Northeast, with adults present by April through the fall.
Food: As caterpillars, they feed exclusively on poison ivy.
Ecology: Eyed paectes hold their abdomens upward while resting, which, in this photo, makes it appear as if they are T-shaped.