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Very red caterpillar with a prominent 'horn'.


Primary rainforest at around 230 m in Amazonian Peru.

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Les Catchick
Les Catchick 4 years ago

Thanks Ashley and (belatedly) Antonio.
Sadly I have not really been able to give any information on the caterpillar other than the location and habitat.

AshleyT 4 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Great find Les,beautiful collours,congrats and thanks for sharing

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 4 years ago

Thanks. It is certainly different to others I have seen.

maplemoth662 4 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Les Catchick
Spotted by
Les Catchick

Las Piedras, Madre de Dios, Peru

Spotted on Oct 11, 2017
Submitted on Jan 2, 2018

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