Fwd: mystery cloudforest cocoon

Daniel Janzen djanzen at SAS.UPENN.EDU
Tue Dec 10 12:01:39 CST 2002

That is certainly Saturniidae, and almost without doubt a species of
Rothschildia (of which there are many in South America).  Dan Janzen

>I found this in the cloudforest in Ecuador a few years ago and have
>wondered since then, what could have made this?! I found it among other
>miscellany in my basement recently and felt compelled to ask the taxacom
>listserv, anyone know what this is, who created it?
>Peter Hibbs Kerr
>| University of Maryland        | Department of Systematic Biology

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