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Utetheisa pulchella - Caterpillar Found on La Palma (Canary Island) on an endemic shrub (Echium brevirame) - couldn't find an ID myself, so thanks go to Ingrid Altmann for helping with that :o) Crimson speckled footman,Echium brevirame,Erebidae,Geotagged,La Palma (Canary Islands),Spain,Utetheisa,Utetheisa pulchella Click/tap to enlarge

Utetheisa pulchella - Caterpillar

Found on La Palma (Canary Island) on an endemic shrub (Echium brevirame) - couldn't find an ID myself, so thanks go to Ingrid Altmann for helping with that :o)

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The Crimson-speckled Flunkey is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is found in Africa, Southern Europe, Central and Southern Asia and Australia. The wingspan is 29-42 mm. The larvae feed on Forget-me-not, ''Echium'', ''Borago'' and ''Anchusa'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Apr 5, 2019. Captured in Camino el Pedregal, 24A, 38769 El Pedregal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.