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Photo#9916
Banded Sphinx - Eumorpha fasciatus

Banded Sphinx - Eumorpha fasciatus
Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
October 7, 2004
Size: 3 inches
I love the different colors of this caterpillar.

Hostplant Ludwigia, I think
Neat photos! I think this is on Primrose Willow (Seedbox), i.e., Ludwigia species, which is listed as the hostplant by Covell. (1) Evening Primrose is also listed as a hostplant, but I don't think the seed pods have those angular corners.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

Yes, nice
I moved these to the guide. They'll come in handy as this is a species I've received photos of through email many times asking for identification.

Robin's right about image linking, and I agree these appear to be different individuals. They are, right?

 
Well, I can't say if they are
Well, I can't say if they are the same individual or not. I took the first photo (brighter colors) on October 8th, and then returned to the same plant and took the second photo on October 25th.

Nice photos
These are apparently not the same individual; images should only be linked when they contain the same specimen. Just an FYI.

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