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Caterpillar - Litoprosopus futilis

Caterpillar - Litoprosopus futilis
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
July 17, 2019
Size: Length ≈20mm
Picked off house wall. A guess: Acronictinae caterpillar? I meant to raise it but was unable to find food it would accept.

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Litoprosopus futilis
John and Jane/'s suggestion looks better the more often I look at these caterpillars. The brown head band of the caterpillar they show appears to be "optional" as is assumed also for this one . However, it's author refers to white-ringed black bases of the "setae 1a and 1b on the mesothorax" as being diagnostic, and I am not sure whether I see them on my caterpillar or just glare from the ambient light. Anyway everything else matches caterpillars posted as Litoprosopus futilis.

Is there Cabbage Palm nearby?

Looks right to me
Thanks, Jane and John - except for the brown band across the head (that not all caterpillars in BG share) mine looks very much like the one you show. Yes, there is a palmetto in my front yard, but approx. 30m from the house wall - makes me wonder why the caterpillar would wander so far (parasitized?). Anyway, I photographed a Litoprosopus futilis at my lights 6 years ago (not posted because redundant for this location).

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