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Yellow hairy caterpillar, Lophocampa sp., Orito, Colombia Front view:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69450/yellow_hairy_caterpillar_-_front_view_orito_colombia.html" title="Yellow hairy caterpillar - front view, Orito, Colombia"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/69450_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1564012810&Signature=alZWoInZTTVY4T2PRVSE9wbraCo%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Yellow hairy caterpillar - front view, Orito, Colombia Top view:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69449/yellow_hairy_caterpillar_orito_colombia.html<br />
I could use some help ID-ing this as I truly struggle with identifying species based on caterpillars. Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,Orito,Putumayo,South America,World" /></a></figure><br />
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:

Yellow hairy caterpillar - front view, Orito, Colombia Top view:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69449/yellow_hairy_caterpillar_orito_colombia.html<br />
I could use some help ID-ing this as I truly struggle with identifying species based on caterpillars. Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,Orito,Putumayo,South America,World

I could use some help ID-ing this as I truly struggle with identifying species based on caterpillars.

    comments (3)

  1. Lophocampa sp.? Posted 7 months ago
    1. I second that genus! Posted 7 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:
        Yellow Tussock moth caterpillar, Orito, Colombia Found 3 minutes after this somewhat similar observation:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69449/yellow_hairy_caterpillar_orito_colombia.html Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,Orito,Putumayo,South America,World
        Posted 7 months ago, modified 7 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