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Cabbage Looper Moth Catepillar

Trichoplusia ni

Description:

Have 3 sets of true legs and 3 sets of false legs..

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3 Comments

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Thanks a lot nexttogone, you're right, Geometridae only have 2 sets of false legs..

nexttogone
nexttogone 8 years ago

Your true inch worms are Family Geometridae - Geometrid Moths and they only have 2 sets of false legs on the rear. - http://bugguide.net/node/view/188/bgimag... - So this is not what your could be and most of these have not been paired to there specific adult species. -- Now -- Yours has 3 sets of false legs in the rear which makes it some sort a Cabbage Looper Moth Caterpillar - Tying it to a specific species will be difficult unless you keep it in a jar to find out what it becomes. - Google was the best place to find pics for these. -- https://www.google.com/search?q=cabbage+... --- ") Have fun ")

nexttogone
nexttogone 8 years ago

Thank you for the ID suggestion. ") This one is a beauty. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. We need to figure out what this will turn into. I'll see what I can do to help.

Jason Alexander
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Jason Alexander

Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 17, 2012
Submitted on Dec 17, 2012

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