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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Nadata gibbosa [Notodontidae]


This is one of many caterpillars that exhibits more than one color phase, either by stage of development, genetic polymorphism, or other environmental factors. Color phases differ according to age. Late instar: green with yellow spots; red spiracles; transverse yellow streak across A9; pale yellow middorsal longitudinal line. This caterpillar is common on white oak during July and August.


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