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caterpillar

Description:

I think this is a type of hawk moth caterpillar

Habitat:

rainforest

Notes:

I spotted this on the rainforest floor in Ranomafana national park.

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2 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

I was thinking that too peter, there's just one detail I can't match. The 'eyes' of my spotting are black circled with brown. All the images I see online are kind of half black and top half brown. Plus the range for Deilephila elpenor doesn't match, but it's definitely very close.

peter
peter 9 years ago

Looks like an Elephant Hawk-moth

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Fianarantsoa, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Spotted on Dec 27, 2005
Submitted on Aug 12, 2011

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