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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...


217 Comments (1–25)

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 2 weeks ago

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

HazelMarley
HazelMarley a month ago

No problem :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 2 months ago

Thanks guys

RawrWildie
RawrWildie 2 months ago

So coooooool

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 3 months ago

Right?

Aalestrup
Aalestrup 3 months ago

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

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 4 months ago

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

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 4 months ago

Thank you guys !

akshaya
akshaya 5 months ago

superb series

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 5 months ago

stunning !!

Ganesh R Mandavkar.
Ganesh R Mandavkar. 6 months ago

Amazing never seen before♥

Alexchc11
Alexchc11 7 months ago

I love it, Gerardo!

Manugreenbooklover
Manugreenbooklover 10 months ago

This is beautiful!!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 months ago

Thanks Wilson and honeydogleo

honeydogleo
honeydogleo 10 months ago

Cool picture. That is one amazing caterpillar :0

Wilson W
Wilson W 10 months ago

Transparent caterpillar! \(^o^)/

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 months ago

Thanks Pradeep and Erik !

Erik6
Erik6 10 months ago

It's wonderous!

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 10 months ago

wow! great spotting..

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 months ago

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

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 months ago

Thanks Marylou and Jared :)

marylou.wildlife
marylou.wildlife 11 months ago

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

Jared_C
Jared_C 11 months ago

WOW!!!!

Sckel
Sckel 11 months ago

Soy tu fan, Gerardo. :) Yo vi esta foto en un sitio web, aquí en Brasil. Así fue como conocí proyecto Noah. Gracias por compartir.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 months ago

Thanks Sandra And Gina !

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

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

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