Awesome Moths 3 (Caterpillars of Noctuidae)

Here are some beautiful caterpillars of Noctuidae (owlet moths). Please note that this family is huge and therefore these are only a few examples. Most of their caterpillars don’t have striking colors, though. They rather wear camouflage.

Lycophotia_porphyrea

Xestia_agathina

Lithophane_leautieri

Xylena_exsoleta

Ceramica pisi

Orthosia_miniosa

Laspeyria_flexula – perfect mimesis

Coenophila_subrosea

Calyptra_thalictri

Scoliopteryx_libatrix

Lygephila_lusoria

Apopestes_spectrum

Euclidia_mi

Aedia_leucomelas

Cucullia artemisiae

Amphipyra_pyramidea

Heliothis_incarnata

Pardoxia graellsi

Pardoxia_graellsi_leps_it 

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