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Dirce Beauty Caterpillar

Colobura dirce

Description:

Black caterpillar with yellow spikes. 3 cm long.

Habitat:

Plants near a river.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Dirce Beauty Caterpillar
Colobura dirce STRI - Office of Bioinformatics - Metas


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5 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Bayucca for the ID and the link.
Thank you Jopy for the suggestion.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Yes, indeed, very similar...

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

ok, both caterpillar are very similar, you're right :)

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Sorry, Jopy, it's a Nymphalidae, Colobura dirce.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/155...

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

hi, Luis! you already have spotted this caterpillar, it's Leucanella leucane...

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 8, 2013
Submitted on Dec 17, 2013

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