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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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    comments (6)

  1. That's a gorgeous (and spiky) cat! Posted one year ago
  2. Certainly the most colourful and exotic cat I have photographed.

    I am always wary of hairy cats since I was a young boy in Anglesey. I found huge cats on the maram grass and decided to take them home. With no bag, I carried them in my hands. It was a school field trip with several hours of walking. Within an hour I had to let go of the cats, my hands had swollen so severely I could bot even get them in my pockets!

    I have researched setora nitens, and it is a real nasty, so glad I kept my distance.

    Dave
    Posted one year ago
    1. Eek, wow! An experience like that would definitely be memorable.

      I am very wary of hairy caterpillars and only handle woolly bears, and even those make my hands itchy.
      Posted one year ago
  3. Very cute but NAH!

    Dave
    Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
  4. Oh no. You found out why it's called 'stinging nettle' cat. 8-D Posted one year ago
    1. Fortunately not the hard way :)

      Dave
      Posted one year ago

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Setora nitens is a moth in the family Limacodidae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Vodkaman

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Uploaded Aug 1, 2019. Captured May 9, 2013 08:38.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm