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Unidentified Caterpillars - Citheronia splendens

Unidentified Caterpillars - Citheronia splendens
Florida Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
August 31, 2013
Two of three caterpillar spp. photographed on same day in AM in same general area. Location was along the Florida Canyon trail in the Santa Rita Mountains North side and close to the Santa Rita Experimental Station and Florida Cyn. trailhead. Several caterpillars were feeding on similar plants whose leaves were deeply lobed as shown in photos. The bugs were all at least 1 in. long.

Moved from ID Request.

Citheronia splendens sinaloensis
Images here.
Feeds on wild cotton.

Citheronia splendens sinaloensis
Thanks for the ID, great site and super curators!

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