Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150433

Ruddy Daggerwing
Marpesia petreus

Observation date: December 16, 2017
Submitted by: bhenthorn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was hanging from the leaf pictured here, over a boardwalk railing of the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples Florida. Image taken with a Sony A68, 70-300mm lens.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: January 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Collier County, United States, Florida