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Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

Eumorpha sp.


Eumorpha (meaning "well formed") is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family. The genus is mostly found in North and South America.


Sphingidae is a family of moths (Lepidoptera), commonly known as hawk moths, sphinx moths and hornworms, that includes about 1,450 species.

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bayucca 9 years ago
Eumorpha sp.

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49 Comments (1–25)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

MAyra, Ceherzog, Patty, Joshua, Sachin & Atul, thank you very much.

Atul 9 years ago

wow how did i miss this one , amazing
congrats !

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago


Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

nice spotting man!

patty 9 years ago

Congratulations and beautiful spotting and series =)

ceherzog 9 years ago

Wonderful Sergio!

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Parabéns Sérgio, e a foto do dia!

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow, Sérgio, você esta terrivelmente incrível com suas capturas! Parabens!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

To all people who made such nice comments about this series, thank you very much. Your appreciation and support renew my willingness of bring you some more beauties from my country. Just wait... See ya. :-)

LarsKorb 9 years ago

Congratulations, Sergio! Great spotting

Congratulations Asergio !

CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Congratulations! So thrilled for you. I love your caterpillar. Great discovery and series.

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations!

Congratulations Sergio! This is an awesome spotting and series. Very well deserved my friend :)

NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

Congratulations Sérgio !!!

DeepankshiChittora 9 years ago

superb click :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wow Wonderful series look at this guy Congratulations :):)

Felicidades en el SOTD...buena foto y especie...

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 9 years ago

Wow! This is amazing!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Jellyfish, thank you too.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Yasser, thanks a lot for choosing this spotting as SOTD. I am honored for it. Auntnance, Maria and jgorneau, thank you for the nice comments. Xará, obrigado novamente por suas palavras tão calorosas, eu entendo, é nosso sangue lusitano (no meu caso, um pouquinho, mas ele está lá sim).

Jellyfishnebula 9 years ago


AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

I must confess one thing,in last months i dont make comments on the spotting of the day because my emailbox(that is blocked) became full of comments on the spotting of the day,so i make a like and them i normaly comment another spotting of the same person,sorry people ,but my time is very short :)
however this time i make a exception,it's a spotting of the of my buddy Sérgio :D
how can i pass it with no comments :)
super,hiper,"Well formed " :) spotting Sérgio,great colours,perfect photo tecnic,awesome creature(more alien than this is impossible:) and great details,you even make a super ampliation to show the ,i presume,parasite of caterpillar,congratulations my friend and thanks for sharing the beauty of your fantastic BRASIL

Xára :D já sabes tou feliz:)aquele abraço meu irmão muitos parabéns

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Congrats! Very well-deserved!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago


Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 20, 2012
Submitted on Jan 20, 2012


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