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Isognathus Sphinx Moth

Isognathus sp.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Tetrio Sphinx Caterpillar
Pseudosphinx tetrio Pseudosphinx tetrio

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Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 10 years ago

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

Lenny2 10 years ago

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

bayucca 10 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:

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Tambopata, Madre de Dios, Peru

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

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