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Caterpillar, Lagarta


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AshleyAkers 7 years ago

Wow! All the shots are great, but the first and last pics are awsome.

rubens.luciano 7 years ago

Hi Cindy,
Thanks !
I will take some pictures of the palm and post the link here.

CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Great photo! What type of palm is it on? I believe its the same one I have unidentified right now.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

I find same caterpillar last month. I check on net information. Find mos of this family caterpillars have hairy humps on back mostly Black and White. Hairy antennas and vented portion.

rubens.luciano 7 years ago


Thanks for the ID.

rubens.luciano 7 years ago


Yes, it´s on a Palm inflorescence !

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Caterpillar is of Lymantriidae family moth. Moths are not spectacular compared to this caterpillar stage.

ceherzog 7 years ago

I'd guess it's on a Palm inflorescence? What a wonderful caterpillar...maybe a tussock moth? Just a wild guess. Super shots!!!

anita.luciano 7 years ago

Excellent shot! It's head looks a bit like a ladybird :-)

Caçapava, São Paulo, Brazil

Lat: -23.15, Long: -45.73

Spotted on Jun 24, 2011
Submitted on Jun 24, 2011

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