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Rustic Sphinx Caterpillar? - Manduca rustica

Rustic Sphinx Caterpillar? - Manduca rustica
Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
July 27, 2009
Size: ~ 4 inches long
Caterpillar on desert willow tree (Chilopsis linearis): Bignoniaceae.

This seems to us Manduca rustica, but would love a confirmation or other identification. Thank you!

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Yes
Manduca rustica

 
thank you Bob!
thank you Bob!

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