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White-lined Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

Hyles Lineata


Black larva with narrow light green stripe down the back and a speckled green pattern down the sides. The head and anal plate are orange with tiny light spots. The horn is black on this one. Even on the same plant, they can vary a lot. See Notes below


On Deerweed in sage scrub habitat


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California, USA

Lat: 33.00, Long: -116.91

Spotted on Jun 2, 2019
Submitted on Jun 2, 2019

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