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Caterpillar ID #421408

Asked August 15, 2017, 1:14 PM EDT

What is it?

Hennepin County Minnesota

Expert Response

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

I showed your photo to the U of M Extension entomologist and here is his response:

"This is a kind of a looper (family Geometridae) but I am unable to identify it any further than that."   Jeff

Hope this helps.
Jackie Froemming Replied August 16, 2017, 11:40 AM EDT
Looking on the internet, we believe the species to be a Maple Span Worm.
The Question Asker Replied August 17, 2017, 1:14 PM EDT

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