Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1243339

Fig sphinx
Pachylia ficus

Observation date: March 06, 2020
Submitted by: UseppaButterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This Fig sphinx caterpillar was leisurely crawling through a tangle of banyan tree tap roots. The cat and tree were found on Useppa Island, FL, which is is tiny 1-mile long barrier island just north of Ft Myers.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: March 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Lee County