Acherontia atropos larvae - Death's-head hawkmoth larvae

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Larvae are currently at 2.5cm and feed on privet and potato.

Grows really fast if kept between 20-25c.

The moth is just amazing to have alive on your hand! It is furry, and squeaks – almost like handling a little mammal. It also humps its back and displays the blue markings on the body, as well as the famous skull and crossbones on the thorax. The moth needs to feed, not from flowers but from a pad soaked in weak honey or sugar solution.