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Caterpillar ID

Posted by curiositykat WI (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 6, 12 at 13:12

I found this guy in with my cecropia caterpillars. He must of been on the wild cherry I brought in. Any one know what it is?

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RE: Caterpillar ID

It's the last instar of the cherry dagger moth. The last instar looks radically different from the middle instar, which is what the one I found a few years ago was in, green with a yellow stripe. It took a while for me to identify it.

It makes a rather plain looking moth.


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