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Arctiidae, Arctiinae, Saurita sp.
Jae...your comment put the good in my morning. Thank you for infusing smiles. Sergio, this is wonderful...but the caterpillar is spectacular. Thank you, both.
@Sukanya a cheerleader perhaps :)
SukanyaDatta: Here you have an adult Saurita moth. I don't know if it is the same species, but you can have an idea of what it becomes: https://www.insetologia.com.br/2014/05/m...
I so want to see what it becomes.
WOW! I can't believe, Dominik, you did it again.Yes, you are THE master. After all this time you still remembered it!!! I followed the link you provided and other ones, and I found how other instars of this caterpillar look like, and I think that I must have got it another time: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings... . Anyway, thank you so, so much my friend.
It looks very nice
Arctiini is safe :-)http://caterpillars.myspecies.info/file-...
Would love to know more about this guy
Any update on the ID of this beauty Sergio?
No yunseong1, they are rigid but not sharp.
Wow amazing spotting.Are those spikes sharp?
Finally! Hope you'll know it soon! Will the moths have 'pom-pom' too? :D
This is truly one very incredible spotting, new species or not !
I want to see the moth too!
Would love to see the moth!
Recently I found another of these caterpillars, which I took to the local university's biologsts. It pupated and, after it was born, it was prepared for studies. Soon I must get an ID. According to the people at the University, it is NOT a new species, but it is the first time that they could see this moth's imature phase.
Wow, just wow!
I would call this the Pom-Pom caterpillar. Keep up the amazement!
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They are a part of it, Ursula.
Beautiful! Are those yellow things just some stuff on it or a part of it?
wow, parece de goma es genial¡¡¡
Hehe, não espalha, Sckel... :-)
Essa magnifica lagarta de pompons causou frisson no FB. Eu ainda suspeito que isso é o elástico de amarra cabelo da sua sobrinha.
Extremely gorgeous caterpillar! It's just, Splendid! It gotta be a new species :D
Spotted on Oct 22, 2012 Submitted on Oct 22, 2012
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