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Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths 7877   - Proserpinus flavofasciata

Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths 7877 - Proserpinus flavofasciata
York County, New Brunswick, Canada
Larva before last instar.Last instar larva is black
Eggs and larva found on Epilobium angustifolium(Fireweed)& Reared on that plant

martin what was the foodplant of the caterpillar?
thanks

Normally the instars are just numbered,
but we would guess one could use the words ultimate (or final), penultimate, and antepenultimate instar to count backwards from the end too.

Nice addition to the guide! Do you have any more images of this unusual species?

 
yes one could but that what I
yes one could but that what I am using

 
moth
yes and adult will be on soon