[Taxacom] Nope, Saturniidae. Probably Ceratocampinae. That is not a sphingid tail horn. Dan

Daniel Janzen djanzen at sas.upenn.edu
Mon Jun 15 08:03:37 CDT 2009


>Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 09:36:23 +0100
>Thread-Topic: [Taxacom] Silk cocoons of parasitoid wasps on a caterpillar,
>	Bahia, Brazil
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>From: "John Noyes" <j.noyes at nhm.ac.uk>
>To: "Alex Popovkin" <popovkin at gmail.com>,
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>Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Silk cocoons of parasitoid wasps on a caterpillar,
>	Bahia, Brazil
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>Dan, this is surely a sphinigid caterpillar . . . a slip of the
>finger(?)
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>John
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>[mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Alex Popovkin
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>Subject: [Taxacom] Silk cocoons of parasitoid wasps on a caterpillar,
>Bahia,Brazil
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>http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/3621944794/
><http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/3621944794/>Ca
>terpillar
>ID needed.
>
>Thanks.
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>Alex Popovkin
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