This looper, a member of the Geometridae turns into a rather dapper brown and white, but fairly un-extraordinary looking moth. These two larvae were found feeding on Douglas-fir. According to the "Conifer Defoliators of British Columbia" by Bob Duncan, this species is a relatively uncommon defoliator that is not found in colonies.
Two biologists on a beautiful property armed with cameras, smart phones and a marginal knowledge of websites took up the challenge of documenting one species a day on that property. Join along! Posts and photographs by Leah Ramsay and David Fraser (unless otherwise stated; started January 1, 2014.