Paying homage to the wonderful, unusual and diverse world of animals. I make no claim to content ownership. Sources are credited (with links) whenever possible — on both unique posts & re-blogs. Any post will be removed upon request (please provide URL link to the post/page). Enjoy!
Description: bright orangy with red, yellow, black. Blue spots/stripes and blue spikes!
Location: Saint Lucia
This handsome caterpillar is a Ruddy Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus . It ranges from the southern USA to South America, including the West Indies where it is also called the Tailed Flambeau (I like that). Here is another look.