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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Photo Key to Species


Group B-2b -- Subgroups: Hairs very short - Species in group B-2b have hairs that are very short, whisker-like, sometimes barely visible.

Humped in profile, head concealed - Species in this subgroup are humped in profile. The head is concealed from above by the prothorax. These traits are characteristic of the Lycaenidae.


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