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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Oncocnemis piffardi [Noctuidae]

Golden brown with faint off-white wavy longitudinal lines; middorsum of T1 with white streak bordered by dark brown; A8 and A9 swollen dorsally. This caterpillar is rare in the Pacific Northwest and only feeds on spiraea during June and July.

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