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Smaller Parasa (Moth)


The Smaller Parasa caterpillar looks more like a brown, lumpy slug.


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TAXONOMY:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Limacodidae
Genus: Parasa
Species: chloris
The Smaller Parasa is typically 0.3 inches to 0.5 inches (10mm to 14mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: green, brown, furry, hairy, spiky, slug, snail, flying.

Color Identification Guide



Various colors commonly associated with this Moth.

Green
Brown

This Moth's Caterpillar



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Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)


The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Smaller Parasa may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.
Alaska  
Hawaii  
Prince Edward Is.  
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Alabama
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