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Jewel Caterpillar

Acraga coa

Description:

Photo take in a mangrove area , found this Stoning translucent caterpillar lay on a Red Mangrove tree leaf this morning early. Just can believe there is some species like this around the world. looks like made of glass whit small red mushroom inside every pic. about 3 cm long.

Notes:

Found some very similar spotting http://stockpix.com/stock/animals/invert... also http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu/2700ARCHIVES...


220 Comments (1–25)

jokrwx3
jokrwx3 a month ago

Wow

metulippatch
metulippatch 3 months ago

Wow!

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 6 months ago

Who knew there was such a thing and that eats Red Mangrove leaves?

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 7 months ago

No problem :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 months ago

Thanks guys

RawrWildie
RawrWildie 8 months ago

So coooooool

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 9 months ago

Right?

Aalestrup
Aalestrup 10 months ago

Beautiful insect. Wish it was me who had fotografret this beautiful caterpillar.

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 10 months ago

That's amazing! Looks like a crystal...

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 months ago

Thank you guys !

akshaya
akshaya 11 months ago

superb series

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 11 months ago

stunning !!

Amazing never seen before♥

Alexchc11
Alexchc11 a year ago

I love it, Gerardo!

This is beautiful!!

Thanks Wilson and honeydogleo

honeydogleo
honeydogleo a year ago

Cool picture. That is one amazing caterpillar :0

Wilson W
Wilson W a year ago

Transparent caterpillar! \(^o^)/

Thanks Pradeep and Erik !

Erik6
Erik6 a year ago

It's wonderous!

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar a year ago

wow! great spotting..

Gracias Sckel me da mucho gusto que seas parte de la comunidad me encantan tus fotos:)

Thanks Marylou and Jared :)

Wow, that is just incredible! Doesn't even look real! Amazing find!

Jared_C
Jared_C a year ago

WOW!!!!

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 7, 2012

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