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Elephant Hawk-moth caterpillar

Deilephilia elpenor

Description:

Spotted this crossing my path today. 10cm(4inches) long

Habitat:

Rural lane next to Woodland

1 Species ID Suggestions

Elephant Hawk-moth (larva)
Deilephila elpenor


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5 Comments

Uday
Uday 6 years ago

welcome! :)

Micolo
Micolo 6 years ago

Many thanks jakubko

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

I agree with Uday, this looks like a prepupal larva. Deilephila sp., likely elpenor.

Micolo
Micolo 6 years ago

Many Thanks Uday

Uday
Uday 6 years ago

its not worm its a caterpillar... may be ready to pupate

Micolo
Spotted by
Micolo

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 15, 2013
Submitted on Aug 15, 2013

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