The balcony observer's 132th report- Moth larva (Dasychira mendosa) 基斑毒蛾幼蟲

by Tsao T-F February. 24, 2019 1189 views
Dasychira mendosa, also known as brown tussock moth or hairy tussock moth, taking a rest on the leaf of the Golden rain tree (Cassia fistula) on my balcony in Taichung, Taiwan

Dasychira mendosa, also known as brown tussock moth or hairy tussock moth, taking a rest on the leaf of the Golden rain tree (Cassia fistula) on my balcony in Taichung, Taiwan

基斑毒蛾,又稱柑毒蛾,停在阿勃勒葉面上。跟上次那隻不一樣,牠的右邊觸角斷了,我發現牠時就這樣了

基斑毒蛾,又稱柑毒蛾,停在阿勃勒葉面上。跟上次那隻不一樣,牠的右邊觸角斷了,我發現牠時就這樣了

背上四叢白色毛,像四隻筆刷

背上四叢白色毛,像四隻筆刷

發現時已不再進食,周圍有些細絲,大概是快結繭變蛹了

發現時已不再進食,周圍有些細絲,大概是快結繭變蛹了

頭部紅色,有白色大鋼牙,身體左右各有兩白一黑的毛叢,像船槳

頭部紅色,有白色大鋼牙,身體左右各有兩白一黑的毛叢,像船槳

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Heike 1 year, 9 months ago

Hairy but cute little creature! smile

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Tsao T-F Replied to Heike 1 year, 9 months ago

sweat smile

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Andi Saw 1 year, 9 months ago

Such an intricate animal!

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Tsao T-F Replied to Andi Saw 1 year, 9 months ago

grinning

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