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Unnamed spotting

Leucanella Viridescens

Description:

Caterpillar

Habitat:

Mexico City

2 Species ID Suggestions

Saturniid moth caterpillar
Leucanella sp. http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/kwlsaturata.htm
Saturniid moth caterpillar
Leucanella hosmera https://i.redd.it/w9gnjxe6txj11.jpg


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9 Comments

csalem
csalem 5 years ago

Oh cool! I just posted some pictures of the same species found in Mexico City too!

Nice harsuame :) I will wait for it

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Se transformara en esta hermosa moth :: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/100...

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago

Great I'm glad you have it. Harsuame's link doesn't want to take me anywhere but the other two do.

Jellis: I found that somebody has upload a pic of a similiar one from brazil http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/161...

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago

Looks alot like this. But these are not in Mexico but maybe one from this family is.
http://natureloveyou.blogspot.com/2011/0...

noi.valencia
noi.valencia 7 years ago

he also looks like a sea species

Thanks Yuko!! :D

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

A moth with striking spikes! Looks almost like a firework (sparklers). Nice spot and welcome to Project Noah! :)

Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 4, 2012
Submitted on Dec 27, 2012

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