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Promethea caterpillar - Callosamia promethea

Promethea caterpillar - Callosamia promethea
Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
September 3, 2009
This caterpillar was eating sassafras when I found it.

nice find
I just found two of these on a sassafrass yesterday (in Rhode Island). I think they are pretty common here in southern NE.

I had fun today looking for and finding some nice caterpillars. There's some nice ones out right now.

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