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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Egira februalis [Noctuidae]


White with bluish grey shading; subdorsal yellow streaks; black spots; tan head with a dorsal black triangular patch; black spiracles. The caterpillar in this photo was reared from a field-collected female. It is not common and feeds on white oak during April and May.


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