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Citheronia splendens sinaloensis - Citheronia splendens

Citheronia splendens sinaloensis - Citheronia splendens
Miller Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Size: Length 55 mm.
Fifteen day old fourth instar larva preparing to undergo another molt. The day before each molt is an inactive period in preparation for the molt. Larva length 55 mm. A clutch of eggs was obtained from a wild female and reared indoors on wild cotton August to September, 2010.