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Hemaris species - Sphinx Moth Caterpillar - ID me! - Hemaris thysbe

Hemaris species - Sphinx Moth Caterpillar - ID me! - Hemaris thysbe
Reed Turner Woodland, Lake County, Illinois, USA
August 15, 2006
I belive this is a Hemaris thysbe(Clearwings). It was feeding on viburnum. This link has another photo: http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/hthysbe.htm

I agree
the hostplant is right, and it matches Wagner's description(1) and pictures, including orange spiracles with white spots at top and bottom, and bluish curved horn.

 
Thanks again Hannah...will mo
Thanks again Hannah...will move it to the guide.