Caterpillars

The caterpillars of Panguana are fascinating and extraordinarily diverse in their shapes and colors. Attempts to identify them morphologically usually end at the family level, often even above the latter. Since the year 2015 caterpillars are collected systematically and analyzed with molecular methods, in cooperation with the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario at Guelph, Canada, in order to associate them with butterflies that are known in the adult stage.

 

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