Polyphemus Moth Caterpillar 11-20-07
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Identification (Covell, Moths of Eastern North America,
Pg 49): The forewing is reddish to yellowish-brown with pink-edged
white ante-median and black post-median lines. There will be
oval transparent spots on the forewing and the broader hindwing
spots are ringed with yellow, blue and black (like large eyes).
The caterpillar host plants are oak, maple, birch, pine, and
members of the rose family.