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Tersa sphinx caterpillar

Xylophanes tersa


It is a large sphinx moth caterpillar that has large eyespots on the front of its head and smaller eyespots through the body.The sphinx moths wings look camoflauge to dead leaves.This species feeds on pentas they can strip a small plant in a day!


Pentas and urban


They feed all the time

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Lat: 32.86, Long: -97.28

Spotted on Aug 10, 2018
Submitted on Jul 24, 2019

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