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Photo#995
Caterpillar - Heterocampa umbrata

Caterpillar - Heterocampa umbrata
Duluth, Georgia, USA
September 23, 2003

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White-blotched Heterocampa?
This photo looks very similar to one of four on page 45 of "Photo Field Guide to some Caterpillars of Southern Ontario" (2004, St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club). Two others are green and white, and the third is dark reddish brown, like your photo here. I've never seen one but apparently, Heterocampa umbrata larvae are highly variable in color and pattern, according to the above-mentioned guide and this page which shows a (more common?) green/white one.

 
We agree, H umbrata
These three images could be exactly the same image of Heterocampa umbrata that Wagner (1) uses in the inset on page 302

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