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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Rheumaptera subhastata [Geometridae]

Black; orange head; prolegs and spiracular area pale orange. This caterpillar lives in folded leaf tents and is very common on mountain alder during August and September.

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