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Hippotion Hawk Moth Caterpillar

Hippotion boerhavia




1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago
Hippotion Hawk Moth Caterpillar
Hippotion boerhavia Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic - Hippotion boerhaviae


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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Cool! I must admit that was a hard one...

LennyWorthington
LennyWorthington 6 years ago

Thank you bayucca,you are right.Also I have seen the adult moth in the same locality.

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Sphingidae, Macroglosinae, probably Hippotion sp. and probably Hippotion boerhavia. Please verify and specially read the description of the larva. I think that sounds quite good ;-)...
"Horn with base pinkish, middle black, tip white; legs pink; venter sparsely dotted with white (Bell & Scott, 1937)."
But I am not 100% sure, but this one is the only reasonable/best match I found.

LennyWorthington
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LennyWorthington

จังหวัดชัยภูมิ, Thailand

Lat: 15.80, Long: 102.03

Spotted on Jul 2, 2013
Submitted on Jul 4, 2013

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