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Caterpillar

Description:

found this one crossing road... it has a strange looking horn like outgrowth on its back. the spots look like eyes of different sizes.




1 species ID suggestions

Swinhoe's striated hawkmoth
Hippotion rosetta Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic - Hippotion rosetta

2 Comments

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 4 years ago

Thank you Kibuyu for the wonderful information.
Now there are so many hawk moth species available in south India, i wonder which species this one belongs to...

Davidbygott
Davidbygott 4 years ago

Family Sphingidae (hawk moths) - most species have a single posterior 'horn' like this.

Karnataka, India

Lat: 15.01, Long: 75.00

Spotted on Oct 22, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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