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Ruddy Daggerwing

Marpesia petreus


Colorful caterpillar with tentacles.


They were on a Florida Strangler Fig (Ficus aurea).

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Dima 5 years ago

Wow! Very interesting caterpillar!

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 5 years ago

Love it!! As beautiful as the butterfly it will lead. Thanks for sharing! ;)

Dhiren 5 years ago

It's so nice and clear.. love it

bugadrienne 5 years ago

Thank you Faredin, I didn't even think about which order to put them in. I am considering adding more.
Thanks EnvUnlimited, I will do that.

EvaMartínTaberna 5 years ago

It's a wonderful animal, nice photo.

FaredinAliyevski 5 years ago

Amazing, especially the second photo so maybe you should make that as a first ;-)

Pompano Beach, Florida, USA

Lat: 26.24, Long: -80.12

Spotted on Sep 28, 2013
Submitted on Oct 5, 2013

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