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Subject: Identif this bug please
Location: Tenbury Wells, Worcestshire
August 10, 2017 8:15 am
Have found this on a rockery in garden and have no idea what it is. Can you help please?
Regards Mark
Signature: M Colman

Elephant Hawkmoth Caterpillar

Dear Mark,
This is an Elephant Hawkmoth Caterpillar, a common species in the UK.  According to UK Moths:  “The English name of this moth is derived from the caterpillar’s fanciful resemblance to an elephant’s trunk.”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Tenbury Wells, Worcestshire

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