|Copyright: Matthew Harvey (mattharvey1) (111)|
|Date Taken: 2006-12-25|
|Exposure: f/3.5, 1/125 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2008-02-12 5:03|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Seen on the path to Jeribucašu beach - this fella must have been about 3 inches long ..... I wander what beautiful butterfly it would have turned into ... ?|
He certainly is fancy-what is that on his tail-one long spine?
You might be able to identify him on Bug Guide.net
- [2008-02-12 8:01]
Welcome to TN!
This is an excellent capture of the caterpillar of some species of S. American Hawk-moth (Sphingidae), the tale being the tell-tale factor!
Well done and thanks for sharing this one,
First - welcome to TN, second: its' really good picture for start
Keep on going