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Hackberry emperor (larva)

Asterocampa celtis

Description:

The upper side of the wings is mostly gray-brown or orange-brown. The fore wing subterminal area has one or two eyespots, sometimes with blue centers. The underside of the wings is either tan or light gray-brown. The hind wings have a row of black, yellow-ringed, eyespots centered in blue. (information from Wikipedia)

Habitat:

Forested area

Notes:

I wish I could identify the tree it was on, but sadly, I can't. :-(

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Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor Caterpillar


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1 Comment

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

Thanks so much for the ID! :-)

Aaron_G
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Aaron_G

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 20, 2013

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