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Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae

Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
September 20, 2009
Size: 2.7-3 inches

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Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae Saddle Prominent? Possible Heterocampa guttivitta I found living INSIDE my cactus!! larva, grub, caterpillar? - Schizura ipomaeae

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Moved from ID Request.

We would suggest instead Schizura ipomoeae
Our understanding from Wagner is that this feeds on the leaves of deciduous trees, so it probably wasn't feeding on your cactus. It either dropped out of a tree into your cactus, or is looking for a place to pupate and thought the potting soil under your cactus would be nice.

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