Hemeroplanes Triptolemus is a caterpillar in Peru that transforms itself into looking like a snake when it feels threatened [x].
Dyanstor daruis is a caterpillar native to Trinidad, you can find these incredible snake head chrysalises
hanging on the underside of forest leaves. You’ve likely heard of or
seen caterpillars that mimic snakes before, like the gorgeous Hemeroplanes triptolemus, but to see a chrysalis like this almost perfectly put on a viper’s visage…that’s something else.
Caterpillar of fruit piercing moth
West Bengal India
Oct 2016 by Arabinda Pal. via:
The Biologist Apprentice