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Shag Carpet Caterpillar - Oruga de Terciopelo

Prothysana felderi

Description:

The Shag-carpet caterpillar is a species of moth of the Bombycidae or Apatelodidae (if this family is considered valid) family.------------------------------------La oruga de Terciopelo (felderi de Prothysana) es una especie de polilla de la familia del Bombycidae o de Apatelodidae (si consideran a esta familia válida). Recorded food plants include: ------------------Las plantas de alimento registradas incluyen: Philodendron, Heliconia, Welfia georgii, Chamaedora tepejilote, Piptocarpha poeppigiana, Pentaclethra macroloba, Stigmaphyllon lindinianum, Piper colonense, Piper hispidum, Piper auretum, Piper peltata, Neea psychotroides, Lycianthes synanthera, Heliocarpus appendiculatus, Miriocarpa longipes and Aegifila falcata.

Habitat:

It is found from Mexico, south to Panama and into South America, at least to Ecuador.----------------------Se encuentra desde México, el sur de Panamá y en Suramérica, hasta el Ecuador.

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2 Comments

DinDjarin
DinDjarin 9 years ago

PERFECTA FOTO¡¡¡¡¡
TA BIEN TOMADA¡¡¡
como la algartija que encontramos

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

En Brasil las tenemos amarillas:

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/834...
Acá las llamamos orugas-de-fuego

rams4d
Spotted by
rams4d

Panamá, Panama

Spotted on Nov 3, 2011
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

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