Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Common Name: Caterpillar

Order Name: Lepidoptera

Family Name: Lycaenidae

While some insect go to great lengths to conceal themselves with camouflage others advertise the fact that the are either dangerous of distasteful. This caterpillar uses vivid coloration to draw attention to itself. The obviously threatening structural protuberances protect this otherwise tasty morsel. Once the caterpillar is fully grown, it turns into an inactive chrysalis while undergoing its miraculous transformation into a beautiful butterfly.