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Adelpha Caterpillar

Adelpha cocala

Description:

Mimetizing moss

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Adelpha sp.
Lorza's Sister
Adelpha cocala Adelpha cocala lorzae (immatures)


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5 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Cool pic!

vanhevel
vanhevel 9 years ago

fascinating! Animal mimicry is so interesting!

EarlyStages
EarlyStages 9 years ago

Compared to Adelpha leucophthalma (the other possibility in my opinion), this young last-instar larva, which appears to be on a Rubiaceae, has stockier dorsal scoli.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Another awesome series of an amazing creature.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Awesome!

Juan DiTrani
Spotted by
Juan DiTrani

Panam√°, Panama

Spotted on Jan 1, 2012
Submitted on Jan 1, 2012

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