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Caterpillar

Observed: 5th September 2013 By: thenicolacoop
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Description:

Found in apple tree, put back rather quickly.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eyed Hawk-Moth (Smerinthus ocellata) interacts

Comments

chrisbrooks's picture

ID comment

Forgot to add that there is no yellow turbicles below the horn which suggests Eyed Hawk-moth.

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Hawk Moth

Sphinx has more distinct sometimes whitey red banding on the caterpillar

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thenicolacoop's picture

Thankyou

Thankyou for your identification.