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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Pallid Emperor Larvae (Imbrasia forda)

Family Saturniidae   

In January, just after the fruit had fallen off the Marula trees, these caterpillars were to be found all over them and around the bark.

They are large, about 6cm in length.

3 comments:

Firefly said...

I bet with their coming the birds go crazy as well

Rhodesia said...

They are very pretty Keep well Diane

Becky said...

Trying to get back to blogging. This guy is very interesting! Looks like a little chain.