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Tiger Mimic Queen

Lycorea halia atergatis

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Costa Rica.

1 Species ID Suggestions

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


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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Common name would be Tiger Mimic Queen Caterpillar.

Omar Moreno Arias
Omar Moreno Arias 7 years ago

Excellent!! bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Nymphalidae, Danainae, Lycorea sp. and most probably the Tico species/subspecies Lycorea halia atergatis.
Here is the adult:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/810...
Excellent spotting!!

Omar Moreno Arias
Spotted by
Omar Moreno Arias

San José, Costa Rica

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

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