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Lagarta-de-fogo (Fire caterpillar)

Podalia sp.

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16 Comments

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Thank you Jason. If you like caterpillars, here you'll find some more: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1410...

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Amazing creature!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Some day when I have looong free time, I want to go through every single one of your 2,900+ spottings. I'm very much looking forward to finding many gems buried in your collection. :-)

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

What an incredible caterpillar! Thanks for sharing Sergio!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Rams4d, Mayra, Ashley, Larry, Jakubko, Julio, Ceherzog, Luis, Yuko & Smith's zoo: thank you very much for your kind comments. This spotting was posted more than a year ago, and was kind of buried in my collection. I am glad that it resurfaced and got the attention it deserves. After all, to go unnoticed seems to be the last thing this beauty wants! :-)

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Puts the "cat" in caterpillar! Great spot Sergio!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

This caterpillar just blew my mind! Fabulous!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Really amazing caterpillar Sergio! Thanks for sharing and it has an ID too.

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Got my attention now! c

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Astonishing!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Whoa! espectacular!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

So strange looking! Very cool :)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow, incrível!

rams4d
rams4d 9 years ago

Muy interesante !!!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

@UmapornSarasat Yes, it is a caterpillar, and a very dangerous one. It is said that the effect of its sting lasts for at least 24 hours, and causes extreme pain.

UmapornSarasat
UmapornSarasat 10 years ago

Catarpillar??

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 6, 2012
Submitted on Jan 7, 2012

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