Subject: What’s this insect?
Location: Homosassa, Florida, United States
October 27, 2015 10:58 am
Hi. I found this ‘creature’ in my back yard by my deck. Can you identify it? I’m in Homosassa. Many thanks.
Melanie Ragaller

Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar

Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar

Dear Melanie,
This is a Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar, a species that is fond of feeding on Penta, a common garden plant.  Please use our standard form by clicking the Ask What’s That Bug? link on our site for future submissions as it makes it easier for us to format postings for the web.  We will be post-dating your submission to go live while we are on a business trip later in the week.

Location: Homosassa, Florida

One Response to Tersa Sphinx Caterpillar

  1. Love it. It looks like a hippo

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