Subject: Tiger Swallowtail Catepillar?
Geographic location of the bug: Memphis, TN
Time: 11:35 AM EDT
Can you advise what this is?
How you want your letter signed: MB
While it contains eyespots similar to those of the Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar, your individual is actually a Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar. They are frequently found feeding on Pentas in the garden.
The adult Tersa Sphinx is a most brown, and very aerodynamic moth.