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Slug Moth Caterpillars

acharia ophelians

Description:

These little guys all measured about 1" long

Habitat:

Tropical wet forest in SW Costa Rica. Spotted on heliconia


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39 Comments (1–25)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 4 years ago

Well cool, thanks!

RobThacker
RobThacker 4 years ago

Hi Larry, didn't even notice the date, it popped up in my stream, I think someone must have just liked it, so do I.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 4 years ago

Thank you Rob! How did you find this old spotting?

RobThacker
RobThacker 4 years ago

Very cool

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thanks Argy!!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

They're fabulous Larry. Good spotting.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thanks Leuba, I agree! Thanks Carol!!!

Carol Milne
Carol Milne 6 years ago

They are so fantastic!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

so cute with large yellow nappies! They are so varied aren't they? ..and will probably change yet again

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thanks Luis!
Phillip, you are right and they are so cool looking!
Thanks Carol!!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Great spotting Larry!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 6 years ago

Really Wonderful! They looks like carpets. Awesome finding!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 6 years ago

Amazing!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

I am so pleased that everyone enjoyed this spotting. They are wonderful creatures. Thanks Viv, Nuwan, Mayra, tibi, and patty they could almost be a Warhol!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

Fantastic!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Cool !!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Wow! Fascinating!

tibiprada
tibiprada 6 years ago

Gorgeous .. gorgeous !

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

I can imagine. I would be very excited to find these!

patty
patty 6 years ago

Very nice Larry! The picture is beautiful; the caterpillars are so different, colorful and beautiful that it seems like an abstract masterpiece =).

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw them Claire!

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Oh wow! Those are cool!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Sergio bem, eu tenho a cama pronta quando você quiser vir para a Costa Rica!

Thanks empidonax

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

I wish, Larry, I wish...

SonjaGoofy-Girl
SonjaGoofy-Girl 6 years ago

amazing !!! got your email, thanks Larry :)

LarryGraziano
Spotted by
LarryGraziano

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 8.38, Long: -83.28

Spotted on Jul 16, 2012
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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