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Sphinx gordius, et al. - Sphinx

Sphinx gordius, et al. - Sphinx
Britt, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
August 14, 2011
The Sphinx caterpillar was still alive at the time of the photo, despite the heavy infestations by Cotesia (?) sp. In August of 2011 I saw four S. gordius caterpillars in similar conditions, in a spruce-larch bog. I collected one and counted 98 little pupa cases!

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