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Photo#253688
UID CATERPILLAR - Acronicta clarescens

UID CATERPILLAR - Acronicta clarescens
Grove, Delaware County, Oklahoma, USA
September 7, 2006
Size: ~37MM

Moved
Moved from Dagger Moths.

Clear Dagger Moth Caterpillar
I think this is a green form of Acronicta clarescens see here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/28023

Certainly Acronicta, but it's gonna be tough
with just one image. Do you have some pictures from different perspectives? Dorsal would certainly help. It will also help if you know what plant this is, or have an image from farther away that shows more of the plant.

 
Acronicta
There was a photo in Acronicta species that has a large green caterpillar which looks a lot like this one. For my purposes, I will title mine as Dagger Moth Caterpillar, Acronicta. Thanks for your help. Should I Frass this photo now?

 
Sorry, no other photos. Reaso
Sorry, no other photos. Reasonably sure it was a Butterfly Bush as I was photographing butterflies in 2006, and have several Butterfly Bushes. Thanks, Sheran

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