Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1339712

Tetrio sphinx
Pseudosphinx tetrio

Observation date: August 01, 2022
Submitted by: ChrisMac
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One day saw nothing on my Key West Pink plumeria tree and the next day saw at least 25 caterpillars all approximately 1 1/2 - 2 inches long as seen on leaf. 2nd photo is caterpillar in butterfly enclosure beginning the cocooning process from august 12, 2022. 3rd photo is a complete cocoon from August 16. 2022
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 17, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, St. Lucie County