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Species Natada nasoni - Nason's Slug - Hodges#4679

Nason's Slug Caterpillar - Natada nasoni Nason's slug - Natada nasoni  Nason's Slug Moth  - Hodges #4679 - Natada nasoni Natada nasoni Natada nasoni - Nason's Slug - Hodges#4679 - Natada nasoni Green Slug caterpillar - Natada nasoni Nason's Slug - Hodges#4679 - Natada nasoni Moth - Natada nasoni
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Natada
Species nasoni (Nason's Slug - Hodges#4679)
Hodges Number
This is one of two Nearctic species in the genus.
From Missouri to the Atlantic, and south to the Gulf of Mexico.(1)
Larvae feed on beech, hickory, and hornbeams.
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.