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Larvae eat leaves of the avocado tree.
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...
Spotted on Feb 8, 2012 Submitted on Feb 8, 2012
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