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Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

Dogwood Thyatirid (Euthyatira pudens)

JPG-Photo of Dogwood Thyatirid

Elongate, thoracic segments somewhat swollen, and tapered abdomen. Head with 4 large black spots. Body uniformly pale green or with dorsum smoky green down to level of spiracles; caudal portion of each segment decidedly pale. Venter cream. Food: usually dogwoods, occasionally oaks and other plants. Caterpillar: May and June; 1 generation.

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