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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Euphydryas chalcedona [Nymphalidae]


Black and white with primary setae as black spines on an orange base. This caterpillar overwinters and is commonly found on penstemon and snowberry as late as June and July.


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