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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Epargyreus clarus [Hesperiidae]

Yellow with transverse subdorsal black streaks; black head with two prominent anterior orange spots; T1 black and narrower than head and T2; orange true legs and midabdominal prolegs. This species is not common and feeds on lotus during July and August.

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