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Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

Common Gluphisia (Gluphisia septentrionis)

JPG-Photo of Common Gluphisia

Pale green with prominent yellow subdorsal stripes; dorsum pale green or marked with wine red and yellow spots. Head flattened with conspicuous antenna, often with black lateral lines. Abdomen tapering to rear; last segment compressed. Food: poplars. Caterpillar: June to October; 2 generations.

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