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Striped Hawk Moth Larvae

Hyles livornica

Description:

Many of these caterpillars are out in the wadis these days; I posted a spotting a few days ago but these photos show the larvae feeding on two different plants - Lavandula sp. and Rumex sp.

Habitat:

spotted in a coastal desert wadi; "This species is found in Africa, Southern Europe and Central and East Asia and Poland." - wiki

Notes:

Spotting of caterpillars feeding on Asphodelus sp.: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/187...

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Mar 3, 2013
Submitted on Mar 8, 2013

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