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Great Southern White Caterpillars

Ascia monuste monuste

Description:

Gray and yellow stripped caterpillars with black spots that have little hairs coming out of them.

Habitat:

Radish plants in a vegetable garden.

Notes:

I collected one of the pupae from these to see what it turned into. You can check out the other spottings with the pupa and adult here, http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/824... and http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/818... Higher resolution images can be seen here, https://www.flickr.com/photos/66454855@N...

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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Beautiful caterpillars....

Found one today in my Garden not on radish plant though.

Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 11.00, Long: -85.28

Spotted on Sep 2, 2014
Submitted on Sep 14, 2014

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