Posted on September 24, 2016 | Posted in Animal Kingdom | Leave a response
This creature has some horns and whole body full of thorn. Even some people are regarding it as a dragon. Their present is always scaring for people who dare to approaching the hickory tree. What creature is this?
This creature with the horn in the head is often seen on hickory tree called as “hickory horned devil”. This creature actually is a larva of the moth which colored brownish orange named Citheronia regalis.
The appearance of Hickory horned devil is scary, but actually this is not a dangerous creature. Their horns are not sharp. Their horn are seen as a camouflage which made it frightening for the predator.
|creature||A creature is a living thing or a living organism characterized by voluntary movement|
|horn||A horn is one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain animals|
|thorn||A thorn is a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf|
|regard||Regard means an attitude of admiration or esteem|
|dragon||A dragon is a fire-breathing mythological animal, a winged, flying, scaly creature.|
|scare||Scare means frighten or intimidate; cause fear in.|
|dare||Dare means a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy.|
|approach||To approach is move towards (to get near) something.|
|hickory tree||Hickory tree is an American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts|
|hickory horned devil||Hickory horned devil is the regal moth (Citheronia regalis), also called the royal walnut moth, is a North American moth in the Saturniidae family.|
|larva||A larva is the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose|
|moth||A moth is crepuscular or nocturnal insect typically having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae|
|appearance||Appearance is outward or visible aspect of a person or thing; an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone|
|scary||Scary means provoking fear terror; frightening because of an awareness of danger|
|sharp||Sharp means having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing.|
|camouflage||Camouflage is an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something.|
|frighten||Frighten means causing fear or dread or terror.|
|predator||A predator is an animal that eats other animals — or people or companies who act like they do.|
|trunk||A trunk is the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark.|
|turquoise||Turquoise is a shade of blue tinged with green.|
|crab||A crab is decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.|
|cocoon||A cocoon is silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs.|
|metamorphose||Metamorphose means change in outward structure or looks.|
|insect||An insect is small air-breathing arthropod.|
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