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Derby-20110822-00037

Observed: 22nd August 2011 By: caffrey0
Derby-20110822-00037
Description:

I saw this Caterpillar today. I think it is a type of Hawkmoth but not sure which

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Lime Hawk-Moth (Mimas tiliae) interacts

Comments

corylus's picture

was wondering if it could be a dark form of Deaths Head Hawkmoth

because of the diagonal markings,Acherontia atropos.Need someone with more info.than myself.

Hazel Trevan

DavidNotton's picture

yellow tubercles

below tail horn are distinctive, not found in poplar or eyed hawk

corylus's picture

See you have an expert so I will leave it to him

best wishes

Hazel Trevan