What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

id a caterpillar
Location: Singapore
February 3, 2011 8:36 am
I was walking in the Singapore MacRitchie reservoir, and foaund a large family of these caterpillars. i have no knowledge about that, but we wonder what it will become in a few weeks?
Signature: Philippe

Unknown Caterpillar

Dear Philippe,
We tried to identify this social Caterpillar without much luck.  It will eventually metamorphose into a moth.  The Singapore Butterfly Interest Group website has no matching images, but it wouldn’t be much help if they did because none of the Moth Caterpillars there are identified.  The social feeding pattern should help in the identification, and knowing the food plant might also be of tremendous assistance.

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