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Subject: What’s this big?
Location: Southeast
June 8, 2014 2:04 pm
Saw this at a friends house and was wondering what exactly it is. Thanks!
Signature: Scott in SC

Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar

Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar

Dear Scott,
This memorable looking Hornworm is the caterpillar of a Tersa Sphinx,
Xylophanes tersa.  Tersa Sphinx Caterpillars can be either green or brown.  You can read more about the Tersa Sphinx on the Sphingidae of the Americas website.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: South Carolina

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