Subject: What kind of caterpillar is it?
Location: San Martin Jilotepeque, Guatemala
April 8, 2017 10:03 am
Hello Mr. Bugman! my brother is living in Guatemala, San Martín Jilotepeque. Yesterday he found this pretty caterpillar and adopted it in his house. I think it could not be a brilliant idea, but anyway we would like to know what is it. 🙂 Could you help us? It was eating coffea frond.
Thank you so much!
Signature: Belén Zuazúa de Loresecha

Tiger Moth Caterpillar

Dear Belen,
We are pretty sure this is a Tiger Moth Caterpillar in the subfamily Arctiinae.  In North America, they are commonly called Woolly Bears.

Location: San Martin Jilotepeque, Guatemala

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