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Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

Spotted Apatelodes (Apatelodes torrefacta)

JPG-Photo of Spotted Apatelodes

Body clothed with long yellow or white or gray setae; long black, or orange and black, medial lashes on dorsum of second and third thoracic and eighth abdominal segments. Black chevrons above spiracles. Ends of prolegs red. Food: wide range of trees and shrubs. Caterpillar: June to September; 2 generations.

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