[Taxacom] Alex, most decidedly not. Ask a Brazilian lep person for the species. Smile. Dan and Winnie

Daniel Janzen djanzen at sas.upenn.edu
Mon Jun 15 10:40:29 CDT 2009


Alex, ask a Brazilian lep person for the species.  This is outside my 
geographic ballpark, am certain does not occur in Costa Rica.  Smile. 
Dan Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs

>From: Alex Popovkin <popovkin at gmail.com>
>Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 10:30:51 -0300
>Subject: Re: Nope, Saturniidae. Probably Ceratocampinae. That is not a
>	sphingid tail horn. Dan
>To: John Noyes <j.noyes at nhm.ac.uk>
>Cc: Daniel Janzen <djanzen at sas.upenn.edu>, taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu,
>         whallwac at sas.upenn.edu
>
>Dan,
>
>is it Citheronia laocoon? 
> Cf. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_roberto_peruca/2447991586/>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/>http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/
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>On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 10:14 AM, John Noyes 
><<mailto:j.noyes at nhm.ac.uk>j.noyes at nhm.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>Dan,
>
>Ta. Pretty amazing! Looks just just like a sphingid.
>
>
>John
>
>John Noyes
>Scientific Associate
>Department of Entomology
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>-----Original Message-----
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>From: Daniel Janzen 
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>Sent: 15 June 2009 14:04
>To: John Noyes
>Cc: <mailto:popovkin at gmail.com>popovkin at gmail.com; 
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>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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>>Dan, this is surely a sphinigid caterpillar . . . a slip of the
>>finger(?)
>>
>>John
>>
>>John Noyes
>>Scientific Associate
>>Department of Entomology
>>Natural History Museum
>  >Cromwell Road
>>South Kensington
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>>or
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>>
>>Interactive catalogue and biological database of World Chalcidoidea on
>>CD:
>>Contact the publisher: 
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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/
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>a
>>terpillar
>>ID needed.
>>
>>Thanks.
>>
>>Alex Popovkin
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