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Caterpillar of Death's-head Hawk Moth

Acherontia atropos

Description:

A large caterpillar, 12 to 13 cm, 4 inches, in length. One of the 3 species of Death's-head Hawk Moth. This could be one of the last instars.

Habitat:

Wet tropical montane forest in the Western Ghats, Kerala, India

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3 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks Irina Sh. The compliment is much appreciated...

dominique.eghlidi
dominique.eghlidi 5 years ago

I agree, these are beautiful pictures!

IrinaSh
IrinaSh 5 years ago

The magnificent series of photographs

pamsai
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pamsai

Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 2, 2015
Submitted on Nov 22, 2015

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