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Photo#26577
Synchlora Caterpillar ??? - Synchlora aerata

Synchlora Caterpillar ??? - Synchlora aerata
Plainboro/ Plainsboro Preserve, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
August 1, 2005
Size: ~14 mm
Pretty sure this is a Synchlora caterpillar based on its behavior. It was a little larger than some I've seen in the past.

BTW, Eisner has a paragraph on Synchloras' behavor at http://www.americanscientist.org/template/AssetDetail/assetid/21878?&print=yes. Scroll down to "Dressing to Disappear" at the bottom of the page.

Moved
Moved from Synchlora.

hummm
Don't know how you ever saw this.
Carla Finley
Venice, FL
http://community.webshots.com/user/CarlaFinley

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