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Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

Copper Underwing (Amphipyra pyramidoides)

JPG-Photo of Copper Underwing

Handsome, sea green, with numerous creamy yellow spots and humped eighth abdominal segment. Yellow and white spiracular line extending length of body, often interrupted on third thoracic and first abdominal segments. Food: general feeder on trees and shrubs. Caterpillar: May to June; 1 generation.

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