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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Lithophane contenta [Noctuidae]

Dark green with white mottled spots; spiracular band white to yellow, with an uneven bottom edge, and pink patches around the spiracles in later instars; labrum and area around stemmata white. This species is common and only feeds on white oak during May and June.

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