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green caterpillar

green caterpillar
Garden Canyon, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
October 7, 2013
Size: about 5 cm

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Moved from ID Request.

This looks like Macrurocampa, but it looks like
the dorsal stripe splits posteriorly. Is that true? Do you have some images from different perspectives? Wonder if this might be Macrurocampa dorothea?? Will see if we can track that down.

another image
I've added an image from a slightly different perspective and the dorsal stripe does split.

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