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Caterpillar of Cup/Limacodid Moth

Phocoderma cf velutina


Caterpillar of possibly Phocoderma velutina, a Limacodid Moth. This Moth is the largest Borneon Limacodid.


Tropical forest.


Seen during a night walk by chance, as I didn't see it but accidentally brushed a branch which makes it fell down but as it fell down, it touched my leg and even though through my pants, I felt a sharp sting.

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AlbertKang 7 months ago

Thanks, @Michael Sarill and @Lauren :)

LaurenZarate 7 months ago

Gorgeous lethal fellow.

Michael Sarill
Michael Sarill 7 months ago

Wow, beautiful spotting, Albert. Thanks for sharing!

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Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 6.25, Long: 116.56

Spotted on Jan 6, 2019
Submitted on Jul 20, 2019

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