Unknown Caterpillar Aggregation from Brazil

August 4, 2011
Location:  Cristalino River, Brazilian Amazon
Dear Daniel,
Attached are the larvae I mentioned last night. They were following each other around on the bole of the tree with long setae waving. I do have a little video of them – if your are interested. Nice to see you – have a nice time with your Mom.

Unknown Caterpillar Aggregation

Hi Kathy,
Julian mentioned that he thought they were Saturniidae.  We don’t think they are Saturniids.  We will post them and try to do some research.  Often our readership jumps in and assists with identifications.  We are very sad they were not to be found on the Social Caterpillars web page.

unknown Caterpillar Aggregation


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