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The /Hemeroplanes triptolemus/ caterpillar, which lives in Mexico, Central and South America. The snake head is formed by the underside (ventral surface) of the caterpillar’s head. Photo by Carolina Gutiérrez C. Cool Insects, Bugs And Insects, Beautiful Bugs, Amazing Nature, Camouflage, Sphinx, Cool Bugs, Moth Caterpillar, A Bug's Life

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Click to enlarge. Many moth and butterfly caterpillars are marked with spots resembling "eyes" - to frighten away birds. Moths also use eye patterns on their wings to scare off predators. Camouflaged Looper (Geometridae: Synchlora aerata) This caterpillar picks up bits of flowers to wear as a disguise. When fully mature (metamorphosis), it will become a Wavy-Lined Emerald, a striking green beautiful moth. Hemeroplanes caterpillar- a snake mimic and possibly the creepiest insect I've ever…

Monarch Caterpillar - in grade we each found one and put them in a jar, watched them turn into butterflies, I can remember the classroom now. Reptiles, Milkweed Plant, Monarch Caterpillar, Monarch Butterfly, Butterfly Plants, Butterfly Art, A Bug's Life, Beetle Bug, Bugs And Insects

Monarch caterpillar

Up close to a Monarch caterpillar munching on a milkweed leaf: I went butterflying a few days back at a place well known for a rare butterfly. I didn’t see any of them, or many adult butterf…

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Dice Moth Caterpillar, Black Tea

Dice moth caterpillar speedpaint study. This one is gorgeous.

I Can Has Cheezburger? has discovered what happens when you mix Mr. Monty Burns and a plump green caterpillar who just might have some evil schemes of its own. The results are… Excellent. Beautiful Bugs, Beautiful Butterflies, Caterpillar Insect, Funny Animals, Cute Animals, The Meta Picture, Fotografia Macro, Bugs And Insects, Pets

Caterpillars have more than twice as many muscles as humans do.

Some species of caterpillar have 4,000 muscles in their body. Compare that to the human muscular system, which is made up of only 639. It’s not unusual for insects to have more muscles than humans; grasshoppers have about 900. Still, why do caterpillars have so many more muscles? It’s for a unique form of transportation. Caterpillars use all of their muscles to move, but not in the same way that we do. They contract their body muscles, forcing their internal organs forward. When caterpillars…

Tent caterpillars spin a large, web-like structure in a tree or other plant. The structure protects the developing larvae. Cute Games, Chenille, Animal Projects, Web Design, Patterns In Nature, Animal House, Science And Nature, Caterpillar, Amazing Nature

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Tent caterpillars spin a large, web-like structure in a tree or other plant. The structure protects the developing larvae.

The funerary dagger moth or paddle caterpillar (Acronicta funeralis) Cool Insects, Bugs And Insects, Beautiful Bugs, Amazing Nature, Jacques Perrin, Caterpillar Insect, Small World, Flying Flowers, A Bug's Life

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Acronicta funeralis The Delaware native paddle caterpillar above also employs it's adornments for defense against parasitoids. When touched, the caterpillar thrashes its head from side to side, sending the 'paddles' flailing wildly - a formidable challenge for a small wasp. Instead of stinging, the caterpillar (larva of the funerary dagger moth) hides out during the day doing its best impression of bird poop.

monarch larvae feed exclusively on milkweed. They are eating everything, all my parsley too. Butterfly Chrysalis, Butterfly Flowers, Monarch Butterfly, Butterfly Food, Beautiful Bugs, Beautiful Butterflies, Milkweed Plant, Monarch Caterpillar, Hummingbird Garden

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Monarch butterfly caterpilars…..monarch larvae feed exclusively on milkweed. They are eating everything, all my parsley too.

olyphemus moth (Antheraea polyphemus) caterpillar… pancake face by Blepharopsi… - macro photos Dragonfly Insect, Insect Art, Beautiful Bugs, Amazing Nature, All Gods Creatures, Sea Creatures, Butterfly Photos, Chenille, Macro Photography

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