Please ID this caterpillar

SnailLover(5a MI)October 9, 2013

I had this posted on the insect forum and it was suggested I post it here too. Found in Michigan. Any guesses?

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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

White lined sphinx moth caterpillars are quite variable, but one of its forms looks like your caterpillar.


Here is a link that might be useful: White Lined Sphinx Caterpillar

    Bookmark   October 9, 2013 at 10:22PM
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SnailLover(5a MI)

It's unanimous then! The other poster thought the same. Thanks so much!

    Bookmark   October 9, 2013 at 11:00PM
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Congrats:) Probably looking for a place to call home for the Winter...
They're very attracted to common Hostas for nectar in the Summer. Very pretty moth.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2013 at 3:19PM
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