UI Connecticut cocoon

Doug Yanega dyanega at pop.ucr.edu
Sun Mar 9 17:33:21 EST 2003

>Hi folks - I came across a cocoon attached to a spirea twig.  There is a
>picture of it posted at http://booksandnature.homestead.com/Misc.html.
>Anyone know what it is?

I'd wager on it being a cecropia, though it might be a Polyphemus.

Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521
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