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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Drepanulatrix monicaria [Geometridae]

Brown head and green body with a velvet apprearance; small middorsal white spots or patches may occur on midabdominal segments; middorsal reddish brown streak on thorax and anterior abdomen. This caterpillar is common and only feeds on species of Ceanothus from May through July. It is similar in appearance to Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia. These two species differ in the shade of the green body color.

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