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Caterpillars of the World - French Guyana
Hag moth
Euphobetron aquapennis  DYAR, 1905
Superfamily - ZYGAENOIDEA
Family - LIMACODIDAE
subfamily -
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Euphobetron aquapennis, French Guiana © Stéphane Brûlé
Introduction
One of the most amazing caterpillars on Earth must surely be this species from French Guyana. It has enormous hairy limb-like extensions either side of each body segment, each of which looks like an individual hairy caterpillar !
Habitats
To be completed.
Lifecycle
The larval foodplant is guava Psidium guajava ( Myrtaceae ).
Adult
To be completed.

 

 

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