Subject:  Nepali Caterpillar
Location:  Marchan Paradise View Resort, Nepal
January 24, 2014
Dear Bugman,
While taking an early morning walk through the vegetable fields in a village near Marchan Paradise View Resort, I found this caterpillar. Please tell me what kind it is.
Allison Jones



Hi Allison,
This is definitely a Moth Caterpillar and not a Butterfly Caterpillar.  It resembles a Tiger Moth in the subfamily Arctiinae, and we found a similar looking North American species on BugGuide identified as being in the new world genus
 Apantesis.  We will post your photo and attempt some additional research.

Location: Marchan Paradise View Resort, Nepal

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *