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Caterpillar

Description:

The first larva was about 3 cm long, looking in a very prepupal condition. The body is mottled gray with white stripes and grey and black spines. The second larva was smaller and darker with a redder head capsule but the body pattern and spine pattern is the same. It is probably a younger instar.

Habitat:

Heavy vegetation, km 11.5, Highway between Chiapa de Corzo and San Cristobal de Las Casas, 865 meters.

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2 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Thank you Emilie :)

EmilieChich
EmilieChich 6 years ago

Very neat pictures; love them!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 3, 2014
Submitted on Jul 12, 2014

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