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Olepa Moth Larva (Early instar)

Olepa sp.

Description:

Tannish white caterpillar with black spots, about 2cm in length. This is an early instar of an Olepa sp. moth. Its late instar is what we call Higad in Tagalog, brown-haired caterpillar about 3-4cm in length - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/148....

Habitat:

Spotted amongst weeds on an open space, in Biñan Laguna, Philippines.

Notes:

Reference: http://nationalmothweek.org/2012/08/18/g...

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Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 6, 2012
Submitted on Oct 11, 2012

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