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Caterpillar

Habitat:

Tropical forest

Notes:

Hair causing intense irritation

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12 Comments

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Thank you MayraSpringmann and ArvinMemaphu

ArvinMemaphu
ArvinMemaphu 8 years ago

nice..

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Great capture!

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Thank you Adarsha B S and Leuba. Thank you LaurenZarate for giving me some indices for the ID. Yes it really looks the same genus. I gonna find !

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

There is a very furry Noctuid caterpillar of the genus Acronicta (A. americana). Maybe your white ones are also Noctuids?

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

very interesting but it looks a little too warm - great spotting !

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Thats just superb!

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

You're true LaurenZarate ! :) for the night, because during the day, it's almost hot !

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Great fur coat for the cold of Cusco!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Is it competition or cooperation?

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Very cool looking caterpillar! Fuzzy! <3

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

Very interesting spotting. Thank you very much for sharing.

Jonathan Guyot
Spotted by
Jonathan Guyot

Cusco, Peru

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Nov 4, 2012

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