Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Gaudy Sphinx - Eumorpha labruscae

Gusano de la parra/Gaudy sphinx
22-12-18 © María Victoria Di Stasio
Belongs in the family Sphingidae, subfamily Macroglossinae. It is nocturnal and feeds on grapevines,
Gusano de la parra/Gaudy sphinx
22-12-18 © Héctor García
Gusano de la parra/Gaudy sphinx
22-12-18 © María Victoria Di Stasio
Marcelo discovered this caterpillar crossing the road and called us. An impressive size. At fist sight some 10 cm. The coin serves as a reference. We surrounded it so as to keep it safe from passers-by or cyclists till the edge of the road.
Gusano de la parra/Gaudy sphinx
22-12-18 © Héctor García
Gusano de la parra/Gaudy sphinx
22-12-18 © Javier González