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Prominent Caterpillar? - Heterocampa averna

Prominent Caterpillar? - Heterocampa averna
Miller Peak Wilderness, Ash Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
April 12, 2014
Size: approx 1.5 cm
Found on the edge of an Oak leaf, I wouldn't have noticed it except I was taking photos of another insect, I even touched it and still thought it was part of the leaf. It looks similar to some of the Notodontidae,. but I don't see any good matches. Thank you for your help.

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Looks like Charles' averna here

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I agree
this looks the closest from what I can find on BG. I'll have to admit that this is the caterpillar that came to my mind even when I first found the caterpillar - pretty distinctive (and very beautiful). I would guess that it's the same genus. Thank you for your help.

Heterocampa?
This seems close to Heterocampa averna.

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