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Prominent Moth caterpillar

Description:

Prominent Moth caterpillar, not sure which exact species.

Habitat:

Oak Tree

Notes:

The pink color occurs right before pupation, normally the caterpillar is green, seen in my photos.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Prominent Moth
Lochmaeus sp. caterpillar - Lochmaeus - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

keithp2012
keithp2012 10 years ago

Yes it pupated but in the wild I didn't see itz

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Lochmaeus sp., perhaps L. manteo, but I don't think one can rule out L. bilineata. Did this pupate?

keithp2012
keithp2012 10 years ago

Anyone sure of exact species?

keithp2012
Spotted by
keithp2012

West Babylon, New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 30, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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