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Eating Adenium obesum (Desert Rose)
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Thanks for the info! I had never seen this species. The Oleander Caterpillar gets on Adenium obesum, too, so that doesn't surprise me.
Interesting that you note it was eating Desert Rose. Although Adenium obesum is in the same family as oleander (dogbane/Apocynaceae), the University of Florida extension page notes that the only known host plant is Oleander (Nerium spp.).
Spotted on Nov 26, 2011 Submitted on Nov 30, 2011
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