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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Orthosia pacifica [Noctuidae]


Green with many small white spots; broad transverse white streak on A8; white spiracular line thicker posteriorly; small black spots mark the primary setae. This species is common on white oak, mandrone, and snowbrush during June and July.


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