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Infected Arctiid Moth

Arctiidae (moth)

Description:

This moth is parasited by a fungus. These fungi, typically change the insect behavior, so when they are about to die, the select a leaf for dying at the top of the plants, where the fungus spores can disperse better.

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4 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Fantastic!

shedir2009
shedir2009 8 years ago

beautiful♥

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Awesome.

DinDjarin
DinDjarin 8 years ago

COOL!!!
Juan!!!!

Juan DiTrani
Spotted by
Juan DiTrani

Colón, Panama

Spotted on Aug 12, 2011
Submitted on Oct 5, 2012

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