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COMMON NAME: Caterpillar, recently molted
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:09/19/2006
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar on host plant at butterfly garden
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:8/4/2007
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/22/2007
Location:Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/22/2007
Location:Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/29/2007
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/29/2007
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/29/2007
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/29/2007
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/29/2007
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Orange caterpillar with black bumps (or sawfly?)
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:8/4/2001
Location:Greencastle, PA
orange caterpillar with black bumps
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Bright green caterpillar on flower
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:9/2000
Location:Canyon Ranch, Tucson, AZ
bright green caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Large inchworm and lace bug on brittlebush leaf (Encelia farinosa)
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:8/10/2002
Location:Rillito River Park, Tucson, AZ
inchworm and lacebug
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Genista Broom Moth caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Pyralidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:Uresiphita
Species:Uresiphita reversalis
Date:3/30/2002
Location:Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, AZ
small caterpillar
Comment: found on Mescal Bean Tree (Sophora secundiflora)

COMMON NAME: Large, dark purple-black hornworm
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Sphingidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:12/9/2000
Location:Mountain View, Big Island, HI
black hornworm
Comment: yellow stripes on forehead and face

COMMON NAME: Orange Dog and hatchling
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Papillionidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:Papilio
Species:Papilio cresphontes
Date:5/4/2002
Location:Cardinal/Los Reales, Tucson, AZ
bird dropping caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Tiny, fat white Blue or Hairstreak caterpillar
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Lycaenidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:4/16/2002
Location:Cardinal/Los Reales, Tucson, AZ
tiny Blue or Hairstreak caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Inchworm eating leaf
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:6/2001
Location:Cardinal/Los Reales, Tucson, AZ
inchworm
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Inchworm eating leaf
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:6/2001
Location:Cardinal/Los Reales, Tucson, AZ
inchworm eating leaf
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Inchworm on flower
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:4/20/2002
Location:Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, AZ
inchworm on flower
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Hornworm, wandering stage just prior to pupation
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Sphingidae
Sub-family:Sphinginae
Genus:Manduca
Species:Manduca sexta
Date:10/27/2002
Location:Swan/Sunrise, Tucson, AZ
hornworm
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Hornworm, pupa, in diapause to wait-out the coming winter
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Sphingidae
Sub-family:Sphinginae
Genus:Manduca
Species:Manduca sexta
Date:11/02/2002
Location:Swan/Sunrise, Tucson, AZ
hornworm
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Giant Swallowtail pupa; old head and forelegs have fallen off
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Papilionidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:Papilio
Species:Papilio cresphontes
Date:5/9/2002
Location:Cardinal/Los Reales, Tucson, AZ
Giant Swallowtail pupa
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Bagworm on mesquite leaf
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Psychidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:Thyridopteryx
Species:Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Date:08/01/2003
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
mothmoth
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Caterpillar (Sphinx hornworm?)
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:.
Sub-family:.
Genus:.
Species:.
Date:8/1/2003
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: White-lined Sphinx caterpillar (2nd or 3rd instar)
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Sphingidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:Hyles
Species:Hyles lineata
Date:8/1/2003
Location:Ramsey Canyon, Cochise Co., AZ
caterpillar
Comment: on Bouvardia plant

COMMON NAME: White-lined Sphinx caterpillar, dark form
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Sphingidae
Sub-family:.
Genus:Hyles
Species:Hyles lineata
Date:xx/xx/2003
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
caterpillar
Comment:

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