- Eggs: tiny brown flattened ovals attached singly.
- Larvae: wrinkly, white to cream color hairless caterpillar up to 1" with dark head.
- Pupa: dark brown shiny with tapered ends. Cocoon: black, rough-textured.
- Adult: fat, black clear-winged moth with orange legs and orange and black abdomen. Appears similar to a wasp.