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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Dysstroma sobria [Geometridae]


Head and body yellow green with ten middorsal red spots. This caterpillar is not common and occurs on species of Ericaceae, such as salal and rhododendron during April and May. This caterpillar is similar in appearance to Drepanulatrix carnearia. These two species differ in the size and shape of the dorsal red spots and in host plants.


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