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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

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Group B-3 -- Species in group B-3 have hairs that are sclerotized and spine-like. Most of these species are Nymphalidae or Saturniidae.

Group B-3b -- Subgroups: Spines with a multiple tips - Some hairs of the species in subgroup B-3b are modified into scoli with blunt ends. Most of these species are Saturniidae.


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