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FranziskaBauer Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by FranziskaBauer Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil8 years ago

Very nice! It might be a species of Mimallonidae, but I am not very sure.

FranziskaBauer Diamondback moth caterpillar
Diamondback moth caterpillar commented on by FranziskaBauer Portugal8 years ago

Sorry, I was wrong with my former ID - this clearly looks much more like Plutella xylostella (see link above).

FranziskaBauer Lasiocampa quercus
Lasiocampa quercus commented on by FranziskaBauer Rocca Pietore, VEN, Italy8 years ago

Hi Rocca, check out http://lepiforum.de/cgi-bin/lepiwiki.pl?... for lasiocampid caterpillars from Europe!

FranziskaBauer Convolvulus Hawk Moth (larvae)
Convolvulus Hawk Moth (larvae) commented on by FranziskaBauer Mackay, Queensland, Australia8 years ago

There remains some doubt as I am not familiar with the caterpillar of Agrius godarti.

FranziskaBauer Pale Brown Hawk Moth Caterpillars
Pale Brown Hawk Moth Caterpillars commented on by FranziskaBauer Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia8 years ago

Hi Shanna! I didn't intend to give a firm determination, but it looks *very* much like Theretra latreillii but I am not fimiliar with the caterpillars of other Theretra species. So I would give it the name Theretra cf. latreillii :-)
@eyespots: the thoracic segments of your caterpillar are somewhat contracted so therefore the eyespots seem to be situated closer to the head. When the thoracic segments are expanded they optically move away from the head. So in fact, the position of the eyespots of your caterpillar and those in the link is the same :-)
Nice finding, this caterpillar looks so funny!

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