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Saturniidae moth caterpillar

Arsenura batesii


Detail of the tail (pic1), head (pic2).

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Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 7 years ago

You are right Lauren. Many moth caterpillars are remarkably more beautiful and colorfull than the adults

KarenL 7 years ago


amazing capture Juan,congrats and thanks for sharing,i could i missed this one ? :-)

LaurenZarate 7 years ago
Found it - it is surprisingly plain compared to the larva!

LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Really Bizarre! Do you know what the adult looks like?

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 7 years ago

Thanks Leuba

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

out of this world ! - another one I missed. Great spotting Juan.

auntnance123 8 years ago

I am forever amazed by the artistry and ingenuity in the insect world. Great find, Juan.

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely find.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

This will be trending soon ;-) ... (and rightly so)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

wow very cool!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 8 years ago

Thanks guys!

AnthonyBucciIII 8 years ago

Wow, I have never seen anything like this! Truly awesome.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 8 years ago


MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow, wow,wow!!! This is absolutely fascinating!!!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 8 years ago

Thanks Carol!

CarlosVargas 8 years ago


CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

An amazing caterpillar and great series. Just WOW! I love it!

Juan DiTrani
Spotted by
Juan DiTrani

Gamboa, Provincia de Colón, Panama

Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 10, 2012

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