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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Gnophaela latipennis [Arctiidae]


Yellow with dorsal, lateral, and ventral black patches; clusters of white hairs originate from black bases with blue spots; reddish brown head. This species is common on hound's tongue during fall and spring. The caterpillar overwinters.


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