29 January 2012

Hemeroplanes - the "snake caterpillar"

This appears to be an intentional mimicry rather than a convergent coincidence, since the caterpillar also engages in some snake-like behavior when threatened.   Read about it at The Night Tour.

Composite photo via フリンジ削除.


  1. I love that, despite being a moderately educated person with a vast interest in animals, I still am confronted with species I never knew existed all the time.


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