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Hyles cretica Caterpillar

Hyles cretica

Description:

5-10 caterpillars of the color you see on the photo were sitting on a Blue Lupine (Lupinus pilosus) plant in Jouhtas mountain, Crete, Greece. The altitude was 700 meters.



1 Species ID Suggestions

Barbary Spurge Hawkmoth Caterpillar
Hyles tithymali cretica Barbary Spurge Hawkmoth Caterpillar from Crete - What's That Bug?


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2 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Oh, so it was unidentified! You updated it very quickly :-) All good then.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Hi Thanasis Samaras! Apologies if my suggestion is redundant. This had somehow appeared on the Unidentified list. Great spotting!

Thanasis Samaras
Thanasis Samaras 5 years ago

Thank you very much for the suggestion! I'd been trying for a long time to find the species!

Thanasis Samaras
Spotted by
Thanasis Samaras

Δήμος Ηρακλείου, Κρήτη, Greece

Lat: 35.23, Long: 25.14

Spotted on Oct 16, 2000
Submitted on Jul 4, 2014

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