|Copyright: Gilles Couture (LeBonhomme)
|Date Taken: 2011-08-09|
|Exposure: f/7.1, 1/15 seconds|
|Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-08-10 12:26|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Surprise! Can somebody help me with this one? It's as big as my thumb, moves extremely slowly on 4 pairs of sucker feet under the center of it's body and uses small claws to grab the food. Never seen before, totally free in my yard. It's a masterpiece of colors and design! I wonder what will be it's next life as a butterfly.....|
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- [2011-08-10 13:43]
Hi Gilles,it's the caterpillar of Cecropia.The Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) is North America's largest native moth. It is a member of the Saturniidae family, or giant silk moths.Excuse me,i end my smiles,but the pic is a great capture whit beautiful details and colors.Have a nice evening and thanks for share,Luciano
A very interesting capture of this caterpilar, great details and colors, fine composition. Well done!