White-lined Sphinx Moth Caterpillar  (three photos)
Hyles lineata

White-lined Sphinx moth

sphinx moth caterpillar
These gorgeous White-lined Sphinx Moth caterpillars were everywhere alongside the road between LaVerkin and Virgin, Utah. They were
devouring the plants and wilflowers. Some were very small and others, like the one above, were gigantic (Mothra's descendants, no doubt. ) 
© Carol Davis, 5-19-2008

caterpillar
Young White-lined Sphinx Moth Caterpillar in Mesquite, NV.  See the moth here. © Carol Davis, 4-12-2008

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