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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Phlogophora periculosa [Noctuidae]

Color varies from a bright green to tan; however, the middorsal dashed white line with subdorsal white spots are consistent traits. This species is common on numerous broadleaf trees and shrubs such as red alder, sword fern and willow, from April to June.

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