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Subject: What Caterpillar is this?
Location: Negev, Israel
January 12, 2016 8:04 am
Found this caterpillar crossing the street, haven’t been able to find out what exactly this is.
It has a yellow belly and black, spike shaped legs.
Signature: Michael

Deathshead Hawkmoth Caterpillar

Deathshead Hawkmoth Caterpillar

Dear Michael,
This distinctive caterpillar is a Deathshead Hawkmoth Caterpillar,
Acherontia atropos, and though this example from Israel has different coloration and markings, they are the same species.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Negev, Israel

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