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Caterpillars of Eastern Forests

Autumn Juniper Moth (Thera juniperata)

JPG-Photo of Autumn Juniper Moth

Stunning inchworm, head deep green, held under thorax. Dorsum chalky or bluish green; yellowish subdorsal stripes. Spiracular stripe red above and white below. Legs pinkish. Food: junipers. Caterpillar: August to October; 1 generation.

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