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Photo#562228
Caterpillar - Eumorpha achemon

Caterpillar - Eumorpha achemon
North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
August 13, 2011
Size: 2 3/4 inches
Found in the morning on a hibiscus plant.

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Looks like
Eumorpha achemon - Achemon Sphinx - Hodges#7861

sphinx caterpillar
likely one of the sphinx moth caterpillars...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/20061

or possibly

http://bugguide.net/node/view/3937, but the dots on the side dont look quite the same.

An expert will clear it up, but in the meantime, here are links to the whole group: http://bugguide.net/node/view/193/bgimage?from=0

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