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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Drepanulatrix carnearia [Geometridae]


Head and body yellow green with pale yellow discontinuous longitudinal lines and ten middorsal red spots. This caterpillar is not common and only feeds on species of Ceanothus during July and August. It is similar in appearance to Dysstroma sobria. These two species differ in the size and shape of the dorsal red spots and in host plants.


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