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Juan I. Pérez, 2012

Photographer: Juan I. Pérez

Location: Earl S. Tupper Center

Year: 2012

Family: Sphingidae

Scientific name: Pseudosphinx tetrio

This photograph shows the caterpillar of a sphinx moth, Pseudosphinx tetrio (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). It eats the leaves of Frangipani (Plumeria acutifolia), which has white flowers and is growing next to the top of the steps that go to the Tivoli parking lot.

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