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Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

Sphingidae

Description:

Oruga (gusano) totalmente amarillo, con una especie de "cola". Con un largo aproximado de unos 4 o 5 cms

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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Yes, it is normal, I am not sure if there are Sphinx Moth Caterpillars without tail as well.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphingidae
Here is a nice overview of several US caterpillars:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/193/bgpage...

PabloPlus
PabloPlus 7 years ago

Thanks bayucca.
I will search this in google.
Is normal that "TAIL"?
(i don't speak english, sorry)

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

That looks like being a very young Sphinx Moth Caterpillar, Sphingidae.

PabloPlus
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Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

Spotted on Mar 6, 2014
Submitted on Mar 6, 2014

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