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First instar - Callosamia promethea

First instar - Callosamia promethea
Denison University Biological Reserve, Licking County, Ohio, USA
July 11, 2005
Eating a sassafrass leaf.

This series is a combination of two groups of promethea caterpillars I found in 2005. It shows the progression of the species throughout its entire life cycle, including every larval instar.

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Callosamia promethea - male - female Callosamia promethea - male - female Third instar - Callosamia promethea Fourth instar - Callosamia promethea First and fourth instars - Callosamia promethea Second instar - Callosamia promethea Building a cocoon - Callosamia promethea Callosamia promethea - female Callosamia promethea - female First instar - Callosamia promethea