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Saddleback caterpillars

Sibine stimulea

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tmvdh
tmvdh 9 years ago
Saddleback caterpillar
Sabine stimulea


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12 Comments

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

I added another photo (4th one) of the side view

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Muchas Gracias BioEu! Definitivamente estos son de mis gusanos favoritos :)

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Thanks patty and Jolly :)

patty
patty 9 years ago

seems a very suitable name for this cute ones; nice series =)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 9 years ago

Nice series Ignacio. Love the second picture.

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

I uploaded another photo of the bigger one eating (this shot was taken today). I was impressed, this is the very first time i see one this species eating... It was just amazing!! And i had another great surprise, they are 4 now... Looks like the family is growing :)

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Thank you all for your comments... They are amazing creatures and Torsten, too late i have touched this little ones a lot of times (accidentally) and i know how much they hurt

tmvdh
tmvdh 9 years ago

Hi Ignacio - great looking little creatures. But don't touch them!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

great spottings! im rootin' for #2.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Cool :)

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 9 years ago

omg! they look like some kind of strange sushi! great spotting!

Jellis
Jellis 9 years ago

These are the oddest things. On other sites you see them from the front and they look like someone created them. The catepillars look like dogs with green coat on and sunglasses. But these are for real.

Ignacio Gamboa
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Ignacio Gamboa

Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Jul 28, 2012

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