Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Common Palmfly caterpillar

Elymnias hypermnestra

Description:

Larvae are known to be cannibalistic. Host plants... Arecaceae (Palmae), especially Golden Cane Palm (Dypsis lutescens), Lady Palm (Rhapis excelsa), Manila Palm (Veitchia merrillii), Macarthur Palm (Ptychosperma macarthurii), Cocos nucifera (coconut). Calamus pseudo-tenuis, Calamus rotang, Calamus thwaitesii, Phoenix lourerii and Licuala chinensis.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Sri Lanka

Spotted on Dec 23, 2012
Submitted on Dec 26, 2012

Related Spottings

The Common Palmfly Common Palmfly The Common Palmfly Common Palmfly

Nearby Spottings

Grass Jewel Moth Caterpillar Commander's caterpillar Crimson Rose caterpillar
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team