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Isognathus Sphinx Moth

Isognathus sp.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Tetrio Sphinx Caterpillar
Pseudosphinx tetrio Pseudosphinx tetrio


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3 Comments

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 7 years ago

bayucca, wow! Quite interesting!!! Thank you.

Lenny2
Lenny2 7 years ago

I see it now. Nice catch. I appreciate you help!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Sphingidae, Isognathus sp., unfortunately there is almost no info about the caterpillar of the at least 15 additional species besides Leachi and Caricae, which is not.
@Leonardo: Take a look at the base of the long tail. In this one and Isognathus it is completely black, whereas in Pseudosphinx tetrio the base is red:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pseudo...

Lenny2
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Lenny2

Tambopata, Madre de Dios, Peru

Spotted on Jun 27, 2013
Submitted on Sep 8, 2013

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