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I told my son this was a Tawny Emperor. I think I may have lied - Heterocampa umbrata

I told my son this was a Tawny Emperor. I think I may have lied - Heterocampa umbrata
Austin, TX, Travis County, Texas, USA
April 25, 2019
Size: L - 1 inch
Docile caterpillar found on my sons’s jacket after school pickup and placed in the hackberry tree after my hasty ID, which I have since reconsidered

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These are being placed in umbrata at present. The specialists are finishing up the monograph on the genus and we should know more then.

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