Pandora Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

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© Robert R. Gaines
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 12, 2011
TakenOctober 11, 2011
Exposure1/60 sec at f/11
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length55 mm
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The Pandora Sphinx Moth caterpillar is sometimes as beautiful as the moth. We found this exceptionally vivid colored specimen feeding on Virgina Creeper - it's preferred food source.

22 responses

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    This is some photo! great detail and find!

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    wow! an amazing looking creature and an excellent macro.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    Wicked cool image.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    I have never seen one before. What an amazing capture!!

  • Niharika Sanyal

    Niharika Sanyal gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    wow, unbelievably beautiful, great capture!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (12 Oct 2011):


  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   said (13 Oct 2011):

    Absolutely stunning capture! Bravo.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (13 Oct 2011):

    love it!!! stunning

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (13 Oct 2011):

    What an amazing creature!!!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (16 Oct 2011):

    This scares me...great shot though!

  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (17 Oct 2011):

    Wow, that is so weird looking it's beautiful!! Great capture.

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (18 Oct 2011):

    Fantastic image!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins gave props (22 Oct 2011):

    OMG!! it's wonderful! like a little out of this world Terrier!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (23 Oct 2011):


  • Photo Shack

    Photo Shack (Deleted) gave props (18 Nov 2011):

    Bravo Robert...certainly is a fantastic image of an almost cartoon-like caterpillar

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (3 Feb 2012):

    I come back to vote!!

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    wonderful shot, got my vote

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    Certainly outstanding image!!! I am seeing for the first time such animal.... Vote for sure!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (16 Mar 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    A fantastic shot!! My vote!

  • Julianna O'Brien

    Julianna O'Brien said (18 Apr 2012):

    seems almost impossible. amazing photo. this little guy is gorgeous!!

  • Suzanne Arnold

    Suzanne Arnold (Deleted) gave props (5 Jul 2012):

    How unusual and pretty at the same time. Great photo!

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