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Hieroglyphic moth caterpillar

Diphthera festiva


The caterpillar can reach up to 4.5 cm in length. Black and white striped body with a red-orange head and anal plate. The underside is cream-colored.


Spotted in thick vegetation at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 10, 2020
Submitted on Dec 5, 2020

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