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Yellow hairy caterpillar, Lophocampa sp., Orito, Colombia Front view:<br />
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I could use some help ID-ing this as I truly struggle with identifying species based on caterpillars. Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Orito,Putumayo,South America,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Yellow hairy caterpillar, Lophocampa sp., Orito, Colombia

Front view:
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69450/yellow_hairy_caterpillar_-_front_view_orito_colombia.html
I could use some help ID-ing this as I truly struggle with identifying species based on caterpillars.

    comments (3)

  1. Lophocampa sp.? Posted 10 months ago
    1. I second that genus! Posted 10 months ago
      1. Thanks, both! Looks like a great match, will check tonight if I can bring it to a species level. Also got a second observation of another yellow hairy one to post.

        Update: here it is:
        https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69480/yellow_tussock_moth_caterpillar_orito_colombia.html
        Posted 10 months ago, modified 10 months ago

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Uploaded Nov 18, 2018. Captured Oct 16, 2018 16:18.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm