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

Alex Popovkin popovkin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 08:30:51 CDT 2009


Dan,
is it Citheronia laocoon?  Cf.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_roberto_peruca/2447991586/.


Alex Popovkin
-12.01 -38.01
http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/
twitter @popovkin


On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 10:14 AM, John Noyes <j.noyes at nhm.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dan,
>
> Ta. Pretty amazing! Looks just just like a sphingid.
>
> John
>
> John Noyes
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> Universal Chalcidoidea Database (everything you wanted to know about
> chalcidoids and more):
> http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/chalcidoids/
> or
> http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/chalcidoids
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> Interactive catalogue and biological database of World Chalcidoidea on
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Janzen [mailto:djanzen at sas.upenn.edu]
> Sent: 15 June 2009 14:04
> To: John Noyes
> Cc: popovkin at gmail.com; taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu;
> whallwac at sas.upenn.edu
> Subject: Nope, Saturniidae. Probably Ceratocampinae. That is not a
> sphingid tail horn. Dan
>
> >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>,
> >         "Taxacom" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
> >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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> >John Noyes
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> >or
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> >
> >Interactive catalogue and biological database of World Chalcidoidea on
> >CD:
> >Contact the publisher: DickyS._Yu at telus.net, or Dicky S. Yu, P.O.Box
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> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> >[mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Alex Popovkin
> >Sent: 13 June 2009 17:11
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> >Subject: [Taxacom] Silk cocoons of parasitoid wasps on a caterpillar,
> >Bahia,Brazil
> >
> >http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/3621944794/
> ><http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/3621944794/>C
> a
> >terpillar
> >ID needed.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Alex Popovkin
> >-12.01 -38.01
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