Monday, December 1, 2014

The rug bug


Anyone?

Spotted beneath poplars and camphors at the Cellars-Hohenort...

A little magic carpet.

7 comments:

  1. I have no idea what it really is, but I immediately thought of the parade dragons one sees during Chinese festivals and holidays - it's beautiful!

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  2. Eutricha capensis - caterpillar of the Cape lappet moth

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  3. You can check with http://www.whatsthatbug.com/category/caterpillars-and-pupa/

    Victoria sounds like she knows what it is, but What's That Bug shows a different photo of the Cape lappet moth

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  4. Whatever it is, the pattern is beautiful.

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  5. Cape Lappet Moth, Eutricha capensis (Lasiocampidae: Lasiocampinae).

    http://www.livingfynbos.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=2870

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  6. Thank you, everyone. Cape lappet moth it is.

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