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Tiger moth caterpillar

Carales astur

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Carales astur


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Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago

Thank you bayucca you are helping me a lot :)

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I forgot to mention it is a Tiger Moth.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

It is a moth from the Arctiidae family, Carales astur. The caterpillar has this unique "jaguar-like" face. Here is the imago:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gilbertopal...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Thank you Carol,Karen, and Jonathan

La segunda foto es muy buena...

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Wow!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Fantastic!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Thanks for that lori.tas they look very very simliar.

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Ismael, I don't know for sure, but it makes me think of a tussock moth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymantriida...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

I`d like to know what butterfly is this caterpillar from.

Ismael Chaves
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Ismael Chaves

Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on Oct 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011

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