Hallowe’en larval lepidopteran

October 31, 2014 • 1:01 pm

by Matthew Cobb

As I write, terrible hobgoblins are stalking throughout Europe. To celebrate Hallowe’en, here’s a nice tw**t with the Jack o’ Lanterns caterpillar. The butterfly, which lives in India, is a rather dull brown affair, but the caterpillar is stupendous.

9 thoughts on “Hallowe’en larval lepidopteran

  1. in keeping with this night’s celebrations, bbc.com has a cool article w/ video on “microscopic vampires”; Vampyrella lateritia and Leptophorys vorax feeding on algae.

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