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Striped Hawk Moth Larvae

Hyles livornica

Description:

Many caterpillars, in various stages of development, ranging in size from 5 - 8 cm in length, feeding on Asphodelus plants in a rocky desert wadi. Their bodies are hairless and have a horn-like protrusion at the back end.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Striped Hawk Moth
Hyles livornica Hyles livornica


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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 8 years ago

Thank you so much, bayucca, for the ID! I was hoping you could help. :-)

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Sphingidae, Hyles livornica. #3/4 are younger ones.

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Mar 1, 2013

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