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Tiger Mimic Queen

Lycorea halia atergatis


Very similar striped caterpillar to butterfly monarch caterpillar but has some differences. This does not have the rear tentacles and yellow stripes are not defined. Which is why I have not their exact identification.


Costa Rica.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 7 years ago
Tiger Mimic Queen Caterpillar
Lycorea halia atergatis Lycorea cleobaea halia | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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bayucca 7 years ago

Common name would be Tiger Mimic Queen Caterpillar.

Omar Moreno Arias
Omar Moreno Arias 7 years ago

Excellent!! bayucca

bayucca 7 years ago

Nymphalidae, Danainae, Lycorea sp. and most probably the Tico species/subspecies Lycorea halia atergatis.
Here is the adult:
Excellent spotting!!

Omar Moreno Arias
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Omar Moreno Arias

San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 1, 2013
Submitted on Jul 1, 2013

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