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Top 15 Weirdest Insects in the World


Puss Moth


  • Scientific name: Cerura vinula
  • Habitat: Europe, China


It’s Caterpie!

This moth’s larvae look a lot like the Pokemon Caterpie, right? Neither the Pokemon nor the caterpillar have any special attacks ;) But: this caterpillar has a unique way to defend itself. When it feels threatened, it pulls its head into its body and presents the attacker with its red “mouth” and two “eyes”. It looks like a face with an open mouth. Well, whatever works ...

Puss Moth Puss Moth - Photo: Henrik Larsson/Shutterstock


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