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Photo#91129
Caterpillar on Birch Tree - Orthosia hibisci

Caterpillar on Birch Tree - Orthosia hibisci
Jim Thorpe, PA, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 3, 2006
Size: 1 inch

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Caterpillar on Birch Tree - Orthosia hibisci Caterpillar on Birch Tree - Orthosia hibisci

Moved

Can't find anything quite like it in Wagner
Guessing it must be reasonably closely related to Orthosia hibisci, Wagner pg 418, but can't be sure. Looks like a tachinid fly egg on its thorax. Doesn't bode well for this guy's future!

 
Is this that species also?
Is this that species also?

http://bugguide.net/node/view/91643

Thanks ^_^

and is that an egg? I didn't notice it.

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