Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Monkey slug caterpillar

Phobetron sp.

Description:

It's been some time since I saw one of these for the last time. A Phobetron moth can be seen here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/840...

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

36 Comments (1–25)

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Well that is certainly strange!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Congrats Sergio! Amazing SOTD!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

Super incredible wow!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 7 years ago

Congratulations Sergio, amazing caterpillar!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

amazing.....

Congrats Sergio!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Truly remarkable!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Arr missed this. Excellent Sergio especially with a link to that incredible moth. Congrats.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Congratulations Sergio. Beautiful indeed!

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 7 years ago

Congrats Sergio !! superb !!

Congratulations Sergio.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Congratulations, Sergio ! Truly amazing just as everything else you post...

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

What an amazing creature, the name seems very fitting! Congrats friend :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Yasser, thank you very much for conceding me this honor again. Everytime is like the first time, I feel like a child that gets a nice gift. To all of you that made the nice comments and liked this beauty, thank you too. I think I am blessed for living among all these wonderfull cratures, and for being able to share them with you. Love you guys!

PS. - Caterpillar man, Yasser? Not bad. Not bad at all. Although I am not as good looking as Burt Lancaster... :-)

Xará you have a clinic eye for discover these alien's :-) so nice and bizarre,another super well deserved SOTD,congrats and thanks for sharing

JillBlack
JillBlack 7 years ago

Fantastic caterpillar and congrats on SOTD Sergio

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

Maravilhoso, parabéns, Sergio. Esse é único.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Wonderful spotting! Congratulations Sergio !!!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations my friend!

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Congrats Sergio on another incredible SOTD!

DB
DB 7 years ago

Parabéns, Sérgio! É uma lagarta surpreendente.

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

Congratulations for the SOTD for this beautiful find :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations over and over again!

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago

WOW! If that is the catepillar what does the moth look like? Congratulations.
Close Hag Moth http://bugguide.net/node/view/430634/bgi...

suzmonk
suzmonk 7 years ago

Another spotting of the day, congratulations, Sergio.

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 9, 2014
Submitted on Jan 10, 2014

Spotted for Mission

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team