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Caterpillar

Automeris metzli

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25 Comments (1–25)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Fantastic!

Nuno_SM
Nuno_SM 12 years ago

Awesome, I didn't know there are animals like this!

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 12 years ago

The adult moth is also spectacular: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automeris_m...

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 12 years ago

Looks like a walking lichen.

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 12 years ago

Fabulous! I'm not sure what I did, but I'm glad you found the name.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 12 years ago

Good job!

Juan Restrepo
Juan Restrepo 12 years ago

HeatherMiller, I Found The Sp Of The Caterpillar. It Was Hard But Finally I Did It! Than You"

windmustache
windmustache 12 years ago

Wonderful!

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 12 years ago

NIce point in the right direction JuanDiTrani. Jaun Restrepo now maybe you can search databases. All I get is North American Moths with much smaller spikes. Good Luck.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 12 years ago

probably a Saturniid (moth) catterpillar

Juan Restrepo
Juan Restrepo 12 years ago

Haha Thank You So Much

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 12 years ago

Fantastic! I too thought, "where's the caterpillar?"

Juan Restrepo
Juan Restrepo 12 years ago

ThankYou So Much !

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 12 years ago

Harsha - I thought it was a plant too at first. Maybe someone will be able to ID it.

Carolina
Carolina 12 years ago

Que oruga mas loca! No sabía que en Pereira las teniamos, divina divina!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 12 years ago

O wow. For once I thought it was a plant.

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 12 years ago

Very cool caterpillar, I hope someone can ID it too. Welcome to Project Noah!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 12 years ago

Cool, Good cameflouge!

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 12 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah!
Costa Rican Hairy is similar?

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 12 years ago

That caterpillar looks like a plant called Moss Rose portulaca - what awesome camo.

Juan Restrepo
Juan Restrepo 12 years ago

Thanks

Juan Restrepo
Juan Restrepo 12 years ago

Thanks I Know, Would Be Awesome To Know What Type Of Caterpillar is..

KarenL
KarenL 12 years ago

And welcome to Project Noah!

KarenL
KarenL 12 years ago

Cool caterpillar! Great spot!

textless
textless 12 years ago

Wow, what a fancy caterpillar! The lichen its walking on is nice too.

Juan Restrepo
Spotted by
Juan Restrepo

Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia

Spotted on Apr 9, 2011
Submitted on Oct 26, 2011

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