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Pink Caterpillar
July 18, 2009
This tiny pink caterpillar moved in inchworm fashion and was particularly interested in the pollen/nectar of my Coreopsis flower. About 3/8″ in length, really tiny.
sankax
Minneapolis, MN

Unknown Pink Inchworm

Unknown Pink Inchworm

Dear sankax,
While we cannot tell you the species, this Inchworm or Spanworm is the caterpillar of a moth in the family Geometridae.

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One Response to Unknown Pink Inchworm

  1. Sonya Bowles says:

    I just found one of these. I see green ones, floating around on their silk all the time. But today is the first time I have ever seen a red one floating down to the ground on a strand of silk. I love to catch the inch worms. But was afraid to touch the red one. LOL

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