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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Amphipyra pyramidoides [Noctuidae]

Light green with sparse white spots; black spiracles; white spiracular line with shades of yellow; A8 with large dorsal hump. This species is common on many broadleaf trees and shrubs, in particular big-leaf maple and manzanita, during May and June. It is similar in appearance to Feralia februalis. These two species differ in the appearance of the spiracular longitudinal line.

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