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Larva of the Death's-head hawk moth Acherontia atropos, hind part

Photo of the hind part of the larva of the Death's-head hawk moth Acherontia atropos, in the natural environment

Photo of the hind body part of the Death's-head hawk moth Acherontia atropos caterpillar. Horn-like projections on this part of the body, can discourage predators of attacking the larvae.