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Black Caterpillar under leaf litter - Protorthodes

Black Caterpillar under leaf litter - Protorthodes
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
October 7, 2018
Found under a bunch of leaf litter that I scraped away in the process of looking for bugs. I found another one in another bunch of leaf litter afterwards.

Tree leaves were next to a bunch of flowers. Photo taken at 3PM

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I thought about rearing some.
Ill definitely do it next summer-if I can get aigs

Moved
Edna has collected both Protorthodes rufula and Protorthodes alfkenii south of you in Wolf Creek, so we're not sure which this is. Not enough larva information out there :(

You might contact Edna and see if she knows

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