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Owl Butterfly (Caligo sp.)

Observed: 10th March 2009 By: Rags
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Description:

This large green caterpillar was seen after dark in central Costa Rica. It was the thickness of a man's thumb. This individual appears to have parasitic eggs attached. Anybody able to help with an ID please.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Owl Butterfly (Caligo sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.