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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Pero Mizon [Geometridae]


Body color is highly variable, often grey with faint black markings; A2-A4 swollen ventrally; head slightly cleft. This caterpillar is very common on many broadleaf trees and shrubs such as snowbrush, hazel, Pacific dogwood, and madrone, from April to August.


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