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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Lambdina fiscellaria [Geometridae]


Color highly variable, typically white, grey, and light brown; longitudinal lines in different shades of typical body colors; paired black dorsal spots. This caterpillar is very common and may cause heavy defoliation of its principal host, white oak. It is present from June to September.


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