Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1342499

Catalpa sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae

Observation date: September 03, 2022
Submitted by: CShermArol
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These caterpillars have eaten all but maybe 10 leaves off of a young catalpa tree planted 2 years ago. The tree was fairly full of leaves with 5-7 main branches. These caterpillars have 1 spike on their back on the tail end that is about 6-8mm long.
Status: Resident
Verified by: owlbyr
Verified date: September 13, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arkansas, Washington County