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Isognathus Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

Isognathus leachii

Description:

hornworm caterpillar

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bayucca
bayucca 11 years ago
Isognathus Sphinx Moth Caterpillar
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15 Comments

Tom15
Tom15 10 years ago

Thanks for all the nice comments, Carol, Mayra, Karen and Jason!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 10 years ago

Cool!

KarenL
KarenL 11 years ago

Fabulous caterpillar!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Fantastic!!

Carol Milne
Carol Milne 11 years ago

Tom, keep up the great spots. I am enjoying all your discoveries.

Tom15
Tom15 11 years ago

Such a nice caterpillar and now it has a name. Thanks !

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Incredible markings. Great spotting Tom :)

bayucca
bayucca 11 years ago

Sphingidae, Macroglossinae, Dilophonotini, Isognathus leachi. Nice one!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 11 years ago

Wow !

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 11 years ago

Awesome caterpillar

Tom15
Tom15 11 years ago

The butterfly pattern makes a great camouflage.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Impressive - including the tail.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 11 years ago

The back pattern looks like a series of butterflies. Beautiful

Tom15
Tom15 11 years ago

Even though this caterpillar was over 3 inches long, I didn't see it until the last second and almost stepped on it.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 11 years ago

Wow! Great spotting Tom 15!

Tom15
Spotted by
Tom15

Guyana

Spotted on Mar 17, 2012
Submitted on Jan 29, 2013

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