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Monkey slug caterpillar

Phobetron sp.


It's been some time since I saw one of these for the last time. A Phobetron moth can be seen here:

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36 Comments (1–25)

ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Well that is certainly strange!

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


Congrats Sergio!

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 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 7 years ago

Fantastic caterpillar and congrats on SOTD Sergio

Sckel 7 years ago

Maravilhoso, parabéns, Sergio. Esse é único.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Wonderful spotting! Congratulations Sergio !!!

KarenL 7 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations my friend!

Tom15 7 years ago

Congrats Sergio on another incredible SOTD!

DB 7 years ago

Parabéns, Sérgio! É uma lagarta surpreendente.

Tiz 7 years ago

Congratulations for the SOTD for this beautiful find :)

RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations over and over again!

Jellis 7 years ago

WOW! If that is the catepillar what does the moth look like? Congratulations.
Close Hag Moth

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

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