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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Cercyonis pegala [Satyridae]


Head and body light velvety green and densely covered with short hairs; longitudinal subspiracular yellow lines; faint subdorsal longitudinal yellow lines; light orange spiracles. This caterpillar is common on grasses in June and July.


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