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Caterpillar

Automeris metzli

Notes:

amazing green!

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Automeris sp.


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7 Comments

Mau Sanchez
Mau Sanchez 9 years ago

i haven't noticed the white spots!! that's a very good observation!, will keep investigating about this caterpillar! (hope we found a new specie!!!) hehe!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Mau, I thought so too, but no white spots. Bayucca wrote in my spotting:"I think that these white spots would be quite important. If they are missing and not just fainted it might be another species. But I am not sure."
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/849...
What do you think?

Mau Sanchez
Mau Sanchez 9 years ago

bayucca i have made a little research! hehe! i have the whole name! its Automeris metzli !!!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Welcome, bit its only half of the ID...

Mau Sanchez
Mau Sanchez 9 years ago

bayucca you are right! thank for the ID! ;)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Mau, I have a spotting similar to yours.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/849...

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Saturniidae/Silkmoths, most probably an Automeris sp.

Mau Sanchez
Spotted by
Mau Sanchez

Valle Alcocer, Guanajuato, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 13, 2012
Submitted on Feb 13, 2012

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