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3-1/4 in long moth caterpillar.
Commonly found on wetlands.
Nice shot! Great colours!
Thanks for the info Ate Agnes, just updated the mission.
Hello Shekai... You may have inadvertently clicked the Butterfly mission. Pls transfer this beautiful hawkmoth caterpillar spotting to our Moth mission - http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1591.... :)
Thanks kuya Jolly, I've seen your same spotting. This caterpillar buries itself in a moist soil at night time when its time to transform into a pupa. The pupa is a glossy chocolate brown in color.
Beautiful spotting. Looks like a vine hawk moth caterpillar (Hippotion celerio). I have a similar spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/120...
Nice spot Shekainah!
Spotted on Aug 9, 2009 Submitted on Aug 11, 2012
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