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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Icaricia icarioides fenderi [Lycaenidae]


Solid, bright light green. This subspecies is extremely rare and endemic to the Willametter Valley of Oregon and is under consideration for being listing as threatened. This subspecies only feeds on a rare lupine, Lupinus sulphureus kincaidii during April and May.


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