Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria – Blackberry Looper

Family Geometridae   Hodges # 7071

Caterpillar foods: blackberry fruit and petals of composite flowers  (Bugguide)

6/4/2018

 

6/4/2018

 

8/2/2017

 

5/11/2012

Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria 5-11-12 1

 

7/27/2012

Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria 7-27-12 1

 

8/27/2011  This is – I’m pretty sure – a Blackberry Looper caterpillar.  I tried to rear it, but lost it before winter came, and it never reappeared.  It was eating the flowers of Field Thistle – Cirsium discolor.

8-26-11 caterpillar 1

 

8-27-11 caterpillar 1

 

8-27-11 caterpillar 2

 

8-28-11 caterpillar

 

6/6/2012  Sometimes their wing color is beige rather than green

Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria 6-6-12 1

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