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Large Yellow Underwing Caterpillar

Noctua pronuba


Plump, yellow caterpillar with brown dashes on its abdominal segments. It had a tan head capsule. It was 4-5cm long. This caterpillar was alive, but inactive...It was also much more squishy and unresponsive than most caterpillars, so I was thinking that it may have been affected by the cold temperatures, and possibly dying.


On a post in a rural garden.

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Christine Y.
Christine Y. 6 years ago

Thank you!

maplemoth662 6 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Nov 3, 2017
Submitted on Nov 16, 2017

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