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Photo#39446
Small Brown Caterpillar, Top View - Spodoptera latifascia

Small Brown Caterpillar, Top View - Spodoptera latifascia
Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida, USA
December 18, 2005
Size: approx. 7/8 in (uncurled)
Found in my kitchen at around 1AM on 12/19/05. This one resembles my mystery caterpillar (photo 36527) because it has the same half-moon markings on the side. But it differs from 36527 in that (a) it is smaller, only about 7/8-inch long; (b) its back doesn't have the same markings as in the larger caterpillar; and (c) its head is differently shaped. It looks as though #36527 might have the same large black markings in back, but I can't tell for sure. I escorted this new one out to our front hedge.

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