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Caterpillar

Cerodirphia sp.

Description:

Larvae eat leaves of the avocado tree.

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bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Cerodirphia sp.


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bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

At first sight I thought the caterpillars are parasitized, but the regularity is confusing (even both at the same time?). So I think this is a normale appearance: caterpillar with white brushes... I am pretty sure it is a Saturniidae and Cerodirphia sp., but I can't get closer.
http://caterpillars.unr.edu/lsacat/ecuad...
http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/kwcharr...
http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/kwccutt...

Cundinamarca, Colombia

Spotted on Feb 8, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2012

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