The Beautiful Isognathus Sphinx Caterpillar is a Moth of the Sphingidae family, it's widespread from Costa Rica, French Guiana, Argentina, Colombia ,Brazil and Peru, it doesn't have a breeding specific date, so there can be multiple generations per year, the Caterpillar (shown in this picture) feeds usually from Himatanthus obovatus, Allamanda cathartica and Alamanda schotii.
You can see a close up of the sting in the fourth picture. Unlike most caterpillars this one's sting is fairly long
Spotted on Dec 31, 2012
Submitted on Jan 4, 2013
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