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Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

Red-footed Bomolocha (Lomanaltes eductalis)

JPG-Photo of Red-footed Bomolocha

Bright yellow-green, elongate and somewhat flattened above with reduced prolegs on third abdominal segment. Head with numerous black spots; labrum creamy. Setae dark, from small reddish setal bases. Distal half of prolegs tinted with pink-red. Anal prolegs splayed out in V. Food: alders and basswoods. Caterpillar: June to November; 2 or more generations in South, 2 in North.

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