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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 7:01 AM CST
These caterpillars are all over my Amaryllis leaves at the moment, any idea?
Thanks!Thumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/59ae3c
Name: JT Sessions
Milton,Fl.
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gone2seed
Jun 4, 2012 7:58 AM CST
I had these earlier.I would also like to know what they become.
Name: Monica
Texas Gulf Coast (Zone 9b)
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krancmm
Jun 10, 2012 11:38 AM CST
Spanish Moth or Convict Caterpillar (Xanthopastis timais) http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/flowers/spanish_moth...

"Feeds gregariously on plants in the Amaryllidaceae family..." Sad
Monica
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 10, 2012 12:03 PM CST
thanks! so I don't have to feel too bad about - ahem- removing them from the planet?
Name: Monica
Texas Gulf Coast (Zone 9b)
Sweat Weather, Not Sweater Weather
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Foliage Fan Enjoys or suffers hot summers Region: Gulf Coast Multi-Region Gardener Seed Starter
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krancmm
Jun 10, 2012 12:10 PM CST
Dutchlady1 said:thanks! so I don't have to feel too bad about - ahem- removing them from the planet?


At least from the plant...don't know about the planet. What a difference that "e" makes, hmmm? Rolling my eyes.
Monica
Name: Brian
Mendocino county, California (Zone 8b)
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Chickensonmars
Jun 10, 2012 12:18 PM CST
Great question, photo and answers.
Should be a spot in the data base for such an ID.
Wated! Seeds of species Hippeastrum, Lilium and Narcissus. Contact me anytime.

Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky-tacky...
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Jun 10, 2012 12:36 PM CST
Good point, Monica.... Smiling

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