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Confusing behavior - Paonias excaecata

Confusing behavior - Paonias excaecata
Hoosier National Forest, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
October 1, 2014
Found this fellow chewing on the trunk of a beech tree (note the moist spot on the bark under his head). Can anyone tell me what he was doing?

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Confusing behavior - Paonias excaecata Confusing behavior - Paonias excaecata