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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Acronicta impressa [Noctuidae]

The brownish black color of the body provides a strong contrast to the clusters of white hairs that originate from reddish orange spots. This species is not common and feeds on wild roses and bitterbrush during July and August.

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