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On my Aquilegia


By Siris

On my Aquilegia (Caterpillar)

Caught this caterpillar on one of my Aquilegia. Before it could do too much damage, I put it on the grass verge by the road. It could turn out to be a beautiful butterfly!

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Wonder which end is the chomping end? Probably the flowerhead end.

5 May, 2015


Probably both lol.

6 May, 2015


Thats the elephant hawk moth caterpillar a goodie for the garden.....we get them most years.

14 May, 2015


Thank you for the info Dd. I have never seen the moth in my garden, but have seen them elsewhere. Thats so good!

14 May, 2015

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