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Spotting

Description:

Unknown Moth Caterpillar. The twin tails spin like the tail rotors on a helicopter when the caterpillar feels threatened.

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44 Comments (1–25)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Damn I missed it. Amazing cattie. Thanks for sharing it John.

Funtastic!

lori.tas
lori.tas 7 years ago

Just as a guess, I'd place it in Brahmaeidae, the Brahman moths. It has a similar way of holding itself, and tails are common.

AshleyM.Goncalves
AshleyM.Goncalves 7 years ago

What I also find very strange about this caterpillar is the fact that its prolegs begin to disappear the closer the head they are. Its almost as if the skin has digested the prolegs.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Congratulations Sinobug - well deserved !!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Amazing! Congratulations Sinobug.

Congratulations Sinobug!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 7 years ago

Amazing spotting.
This is too bizzare !

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Congratulations! Amazing Caterpillar.

Felicidades

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

WOW! Congratulations! Awesome find!

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 7 years ago

Congratulations!!

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 7 years ago

Awesome spotting!

namitha
namitha 7 years ago

Amazing! Congratulations Sinobug!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

Wonderful! ♥♥

rams4d
rams4d 7 years ago

Nice spot

MattAdams8128
MattAdams8128 7 years ago

Soz dude. No idea what that is. Hope you find out. Congrats btw.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Very nice! Congratulations!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Congratulations

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Very awesome and new..Congratulations :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations ! Thank you very much for sharing such amazing spotting.

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

Great pictures Sinobug, and congrats with the SOTD!!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

What an interesting looking little creature! Great spot congrats :)

MarcTe
MarcTe 7 years ago

amazing spotting! congrats on the SOTD :)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Awesome spotting. Congratulations

Sinobug
Spotted by
Sinobug

普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Spotted on Sep 29, 2013
Submitted on Oct 1, 2013

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