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Please ID this caterpillar

Posted by SnailLover MI zone 5a (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 9, 13 at 20:53

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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RE: Please ID this caterpillar

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

RE: Please ID this caterpillar

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

RE: Please ID this caterpillar

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.

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