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Very Large Caterpillar - Cocytius antaeus

Very Large Caterpillar - Cocytius antaeus
Everglades National Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
March 7, 2019
Size: 50 mm
A close-up of it's tiny little head
Main Park Road and Rock Reef Pass (25.433817, -80.752985)

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Cocytius antaeus
.by Jean Haxaire

 
Giant Sphinx Moth caterpillar - (Cocytius antaeus)
Thanks for your help with this ID.
After having seen the size of this caterpillar I would love to see the adult. Any suggestions as to when & where I might look for one?

 
where did you photograph the
cat? Cause if you light for moths near there chances are you will find the adult. Around this same time of year, data search shows march so if you run a light near where you found this one you probably should get an adult.

 
Rock Reef Pass, Everglades National Park
Thanks
I may give that a try later in the month.

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