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Old Oct 2, 2003, 11:23 AM   #1
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When we were on vacantion something passed by in the garden..
I forgot the name of this animal.. I know that it turns in a Butterfly.. But i want to know exactly in what kind of butterfly it turns into..

Can someone help me?


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Old Oct 2, 2003, 1:45 PM   #2
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from the looks of the caterpillar it appears it will be a sphynx moth. not a butterfly.

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Old Oct 2, 2003, 2:21 PM   #3
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A sphynx moth? Ooo.. something like this.. I also found a moth that looked huge on vacation..

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Old Oct 2, 2003, 2:25 PM   #4
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no not like that. sphynx moths have a redish underwings (the smaller pair) and have quite distinctive markings. some stripes on their body (that's the stripes on the caterpillar). they wre quite a pretty moth.

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Old Oct 2, 2003, 4:37 PM   #5
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O ok.. i see..

If anyone has a photo of it.. please post it.. I'm really intrested to see how it looks like..
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Old Oct 2, 2003, 4:50 PM   #6
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here's a url to look at to see what a sphynx moth looks like.

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http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/new...10923large.htm
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