Tersa Sphinx Moth Caterpillar on Red Pentas

Post on July 27, 2012 Caterpillar BugsMacro


A pentas is a butterfly-friendly and a great host plant for caterpillar, and a giant green Tersa Sphinx moth caterpillar was having great time chowing it down. The camera captured an interesting angle, looked as if the flower is growing out of the mouth.

  • Canon, EOS 5D Mark II
  • EF 180mm F3.5L USM Macro
  • ISO 200, 1/125s, F10 ,180mm
  • Farmers Branch, Texas
  • July 26, 2009
Tersa Sphinx Moth Caterpillar on Red Pentas

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