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Subject: What kind of caterpillar is this?
Location: Ames, IA
October 26, 2014 1:53 pm
Hello,
I have found this caterpillar in the grass while taking my dog on a walk. I would like to know what species of caterpillars it is and what it will become. I was hoping this website would help me.
Thanks!
Signature: Emily

Whitelined Sphinx Caterpillar

Whitelined Sphinx Caterpillar

Dear Emily,
Your caterpillar is a Whitelined Sphinx Caterpillar,
Hyles lineata.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ames, Iowa

One Response to Whitelined Sphinx Caterpillar

  1. Fall seems to be caterpillar season. Another thing to look for and learn about!

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