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Second instar - Callosamia promethea

Second instar - Callosamia promethea
Denison University Biological Reserve, Licking County, Ohio, USA
July 12, 2005
Though they look similar to the first instar caterpillars, these have definitely become second instars. Not only are the caterpillars' heads much larger, discarded "skins" were seen on the leaf they were feeding on at the time.

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