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Saturnid Caterpillar

Hylesia continua


Hairiness quite different from most caterpillars, and, has approximately 8cm


I found these specimens at the estate of my grandfather, a region of pastures, and, with great variety of flowers, fruits and fungi.


There were dozens of such specimens. Probably would prepare for the metamorfose.

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Saturniid Caterpillar
Hylesia continua

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São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Dec 18, 2012

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