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Caterpillar

Observed: 12th September 2013 By: Alderfen
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Description:

Found this caterpillar on our lawn. Have never seen one like this before. Is it an Elephant Hawk Moth? We do have meadowsweet growing in a flower bed nearby.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Elephant Hawk-Moth (Deilephila elpenor) interacts

Comments

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The presence of a horn near the tail suggests this species rather than the Small Elephant Hawk-moth.