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Podalia orsilocha (Cramer, 1775)
"Taturana-gatinho" is one of the names given in Brazil for this kind of caterpillars of the Megalopygidae family. The critter shown above had about 70mm long and during one month (photo 1 - January 18; photo 2 - January 25; photo 3 - February 7; photo 4 - February 17) it was photographed feeding on this plant. They have venomous spines that can cause a painful sting and inflammation lasting for several days. In some cases, the sting may cause headache, nausea, and shock-like symptoms.
I found this caterpillar near the jungle of Atlantic Forest, in Parque São Vicente, Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, about 840m above sea level.
The town of the coordinates (lat: -22.537570, long: -43.228488) that I used for search, is not DUQUE DE CAXIAS, as reports the search map tool of this page, but PETRÓPOLIS, as shown here:
Spotted on Jan 18, 2013
Submitted on Apr 3, 2016
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