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Lime coloured caterpillar

Dalceridae, Acraga sp.


A striking lime green caterpillar, that looked like a piece of lemon jelly running down the wall.

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 9 years ago
Acraga sp.
jewel caterpillar
acrago coa

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45 Comments (1–25)

Ingrid3 7 years ago

"JEWEL" is exactly what came to mind when I first saw this photo! Thank you for sharing this amazing creature!

AshleyT 8 years ago

Looks like you used your paint kit on Gerardo's Jewel Caterpillar ;)

Beautiful guy!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Beautiful! It would be an amazing addition to my Moths Mission, as well!

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago


erikarodriguezm 9 years ago

Amazing!!!! I love the color and the shape <3

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Atul, Cindy, Leuba, Luis, Lindsey & Harsuame, thank you.

Atul 9 years ago

Congrats Pal!

CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Congratulations Sergio!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

Just came across this one - what a great spotting and congratulations although a little late ! - you're work is always so good,Sergio!!

LuisStevens 9 years ago

Congrats Sergio!

Cheydako 9 years ago

That is amazing! I really like it's color!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

To all the people who sent me these kind messages, and favorited this picture, thank you so much. I am really, really happy to know that you enjoy my photos and my country's nature. I am proud for being chosen, but lets not forget that I had astonishing models to work with. To all of you I wish the photographers heaven: good weather and fine light! See ya.

Hema 9 years ago

Oh Gosh Martini!! Not these cute caterpillars.

EricEllison 9 years ago

caterpillar / larvae mission

EmilieBalcar 9 years ago

Great spotting

AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

Xará congratulations,you,more than anyone,deserved this award for many of your splendid spottings,so if it was me that decided the spotting of the day,you where for shoore one of the most awarded:)
keep your great work,we are here to enjoy your the vues of your fantastic window :)

MartinL 9 years ago

Well done and well deserved, asergio. I'm feeling hungry, can you send some over?

Jeannette 9 years ago

Congratulations ^^

Amazing colour :)

OnengDyah 9 years ago

In Java island we call this species is ' uler serit '.

Blogie 9 years ago

So pretty!

Hema 9 years ago

Congratulations asergio.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Congratulations asergio

VivBraznell 9 years ago

Nature never ceases to amaze me : ) Great set of pics! Many congratulations on the numbers of spottings, and recognition from the Noah team

DeniseT 9 years ago

Congrats. They are great photos of such an amazingly bright little creature.

DanielePralong 9 years ago

Congrats Sergio!

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 29, 2011
Submitted on Dec 29, 2011

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