Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1152874

Fig sphinx
Pachylia ficus

Observation date: January 08, 2018
Date notes: it was about that date
Submitted by: jansangels4u@gm...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: my dogs found it in my eureka palm trees - kept barking at it - it actually stood up on its hind legs & defended itself - I've never seen a caterpillar do that
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 16, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Lee County, United States, Florida