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Family Sphingidae, Subfamily Macroglossinae (small sphinx moths) Caterpillar is approximately 2 inches long. Green with black spiracles (breathing holes) and a black and yellow horn at the end of its abdomen. Feeds on honeysuckle, snowberry, cherry and plum to name a few.
Open woodlands/lawn edge. Common and found throughout the United States.
What luck! For my 800th spot. This one has my name in it. SNOW. LOL I have yet to see the adult of this unique caterpillar.
Spotted on Aug 14, 2012
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012
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