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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

The pupa of a moth


This is the pupa of a moth, Sicya crocearia. Note the silk on the leaves, which were wrapped around the pupa before being disturbed for this photograph. This would be a cocoon if the pupa was wrapped in a blanket of silk.


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