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Moth Eye-of-Ox [Saturniid Caterpillar]

Automeris illustris

Habitat:

It is found in South America, including Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina.I found this specimen in a region of transition between the Cerrado and Atlantic Forest.

Notes:

This is a Caterpillar of "Moth Eye-of-Ox" ("Automeris illustris"). Look a Cocoon of same specie: [ http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/210... ] And a Adult Moth: [ http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/414... ]

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saturniid moth
Automeris sp.


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2 Comments

LeonardoMB
LeonardoMB 8 years ago

Obrigado "MayraSpringmann"! ;D

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Grande série!!

LeonardoMB
Spotted by
LeonardoMB

São José do Rio Pardo, SP, Brazil

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 18, 2013

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