The first amphibious insects ever found are rare Hawaii caterpillars that can live under two feet of rushing water or on a hot dry rock and commute back and forth.
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An amphibious caterpillar crawls along an underwater rock.
But how they breathe underwater remains a mystery.
"They have the best of both worlds (land and water)," says Daniel Rubinoff, an associate professor of entomology at the University of Hawaii and director of the UH Insect Museum.
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