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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Gabriola dyari [Geometridae]

Mostly brown with irregular slightly swollen areas; white dorsal patches on A1, A3, and A8; dorsum with light caramel-colored patches as well. This caterpillar can contort its body into a configuration that looks like a male cone of conifers. This species is not common and feeds on conifers such as Douglas-fir and western hemlock during June and July.

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