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The Camouflaged Looper is the caterpillar of the Wavy-lined Emerald moth. Caterpillars adorn their bodies with bits of the plant tissue ,usually flower petals, on which they are feeding to camouflage as they feed.
Southern Canada - South to Georgia, west to Texas. Woodlands, meadows, prairie grassland and other open habitats. Host Plants: Wide variety of plants, often composite flowers including Aster, Rudbeckia, Liatris, Solidago, Artemisia, Achillea, and Rubus, but also many other flowering plants, shrubs and trees.