A good place to start is the Caterpillar Hostplant database
Friend gifted me with a 5th instar Polyphemus Caterpillar.. My experience with these is from my childhood in Virginia in the Oak Forests. My present local is Madras Oregon. We have seen the Adult Males in our yard in years past but never the caterpillars on any of our vegetation. The only trees near by are Juniper and Elm. The caterpillar has pupated as on this AM. When it emerges I would like to put it in a location appropriate for it if a Female or release it in a suitable area if Male.
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“The Micro-Lepidoptera are unsuited to popular treatment, on account of their small size and great number. Had they been included in detail, the size of the book would have been doubled, simply by the addition of those groups of small moths in which many collectors take little or no interest”.
W.F. Kirby 1882
European Butterflies and Moths