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Adelpha Caterpillar

Adelpha cocala

Description:

Mimetizing moss

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 11 years ago
Adelpha sp.
EarlyStages
EarlyStages 10 years ago
Lorza's Sister
Adelpha cocala Adelpha cocala lorzae (immatures)


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5 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 10 years ago

Cool pic!

vanhevel
vanhevel 10 years ago

fascinating! Animal mimicry is so interesting!

EarlyStages
EarlyStages 10 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 10 years ago

Another awesome series of an amazing creature.

KarenL
KarenL 11 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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