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Mystery catepillar - Heterocampa umbrata

Mystery catepillar - Heterocampa umbrata
Vineyard Haven, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
September 17, 2005
Size: 2.5-3"

White-blotched Heterocampa - Heterocampa umbrata
In Wagner's caterpillar book (1) page 302, the description is, "Green, tan, pink, or reddish brown with a confusing array of patterns.White saddles over T3-A4 (A5) and rear of body seperate. Prothorax with pair of raised, shiny reddish knobs to either side of white middorsal patch. Head uniformly tan-pink to ochre with black line extending from T1 knob to mandible, ground color notably paler between black lines."

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