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- - Manduca rustica

- - Manduca rustica
Sarasota County, Florida, USA
June 23, 2013
Keeping this in a small aquarium. Tried four different host plants. Wasn't eating. This morning I found it in the corner in this position. It's still alive. Would this be the beginning of pupating?

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i just use papertowels
folded a few times to pupate them they will sweat and shrink up..odd position hes in is it dark there?

I used
flash on this shot. Its being kept on lanai. Shaded daylight. Cover it up? Appreciate the reply.

i would
just lay a couple layers of paper towel over this fella
that way you can keep peeking at him lol..

Will do...
Thank you.