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Geometrid Moth Caterpillar

Family Geometridae

Description:

~ 20-25 mm green caterpillar

Habitat:

Hanging by a dragline from persimmon tree.


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5 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate a year ago

Great photo Lisa, Is that a Geometrid with all those prolegs? I see larvae hanging like this especially at night. I've often wondered if it is a purposeful way of staying out of harm from predators at night.

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt a year ago

COOL PHOTOS!! :)

LisaPowers
LisaPowers a year ago

Thank you maplemoth662!

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful photo....

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.74, Long: -82.90

Spotted on Jul 27, 2018
Submitted on Jul 27, 2018

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