Caterpillars are :
* the larval stage of life of a moth or butterfly (insects) which occurs in indirect development, ie change form from one stage to the next. (In insects, the stages are 1: egg, 2: larva, 3: pupa/chrysalis/cocoon, 4: adult).
* vary in size but may measure up to 2-3 inches depending on species and age * are segmented, with a tubular shape, and more then 6 times the number of muscles a human has. * have 6 simple eyes for detecting light (non-directional, not-focusing)
* soft-bodied * many-legged * use antennae to locate food
* most feed on leaves
* varied in color and pattern, some even having spines or pseudo-horns * Serve as protein-rich food for other insects, animals, even humans * species have developed a variety of self-defense mechanisms, such as barbed hairs, toxicity, or the ability to escape on a line of silk.
It feeds on leaves and does not have wings
That caterpillar is a magpie caterpillar.
Moth caterpillar's are fuzzy and butterfly caterpillar's are not
silkworm is the caterpillar of silk moth . it spines a strong,thin,silken fibre around itself to form a cucoon
Cinnabar moth caterpillar
The length of the caterpillar depends on the type of caterpillar it is.
How long a caterpillar stays a caterpillar depends on what species it is. Some stay a caterpillar for thee to four weeks and some hibernate during the winter and stay a caterpillar for a year.
No a caterpillar is a mimicry
What is a destructive caterpillar?
Caterpillar do not explode.
Caterpillar do not have atenns