caterpillar - white-lined sphinx moth larva

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caterpillar - white-lined sphinx moth larva

Caterpillar (Death Valley, California)

The horn is in fact on the tail side of the animal (opposit from the head), and it is called an "anal horn".­

It has been identified as being the Hyles lineata larva (The White-lined Sphinx moth).­

anal horn
caterpillar
close up
death valley
desert
fall canyon
green
hyles lineata
insect
larva
macro
midsize
moth
wildlife
April 23, 2004