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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 13,845

    Caterpillar of the Elephant Hawk moth, he's gorgeous.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Elephant Hawkmoth. They feed on fuschias, and many other plants.

  • pingping Posts: 70

    uhh.....he's one giant caterpillar, arm with teeth as well. yes he was in my fuschia plant, and hope he like it there. as long don't eat my whole plant : )

    thank you for the replies!!

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 54,437

    He'll soon be disappearing and finding himself a place to pupate over winter.  He'll emerge in the late spring looking like this

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deilephila_elpenor

     

     

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