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Orange-spotted Tiger Clearwing (Larvae, Pulp and Butterfly)

Mechanitis polymnia

Description:

Fantastic silver color pulp and caterpillar. There is a 3 day interval between this pictures.



1 species ID suggestions

35 Comments (1–25)

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 3 years ago

Thanks Pablo. They have this color for just 2 or 3 days, then change to brown/black.

Great job Ruben! is incredible how the Chrysalis can have such an incredible silver coloration!

AlejaPatiño
AlejaPatiño 3 years ago

Qué larva tan hermosa!!!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 3 years ago

Thanks for the comments Mayra, Michael, Dan, Noel and Jakubko.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 3 years ago

Great series!

Terrific!

dandoucette
dandoucette 3 years ago

Wow! Total glittering silver! I love all the photos, really nice job.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 3 years ago

Beautiful butterfly!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 3 years ago

Beautiful! Thank you very much for the update!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 3 years ago

And here comes the butterfly from this pulp, in the last picture. It was born yesterday.

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 3 years ago

It´s about 1,5cm long.

MeredithNudo
MeredithNudo 3 years ago

Very surreal. I never knew nature could get that...chrome-y...

KarenL
KarenL 3 years ago

What a beautiful chrysalis!

Matthijs
Matthijs 3 years ago

wow :-)

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 3 years ago

How amazing is that!? Great spot!

harsuame
harsuame 3 years ago

Wowww:: sin palabras::oro

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 3 years ago

super spot, how big is it?

Elsa
Elsa 3 years ago

Wow!! Looks like something from Alien..

tibiprada
tibiprada 3 years ago

absolutely, awesome !

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 3 years ago

Wow, this is awesome !!!

Billo-kun
Billo-kun 3 years ago

Imposssssiiiiibbbblllleeeee!!!! :O this is awesome!!!

Joshua Asel
Joshua Asel 3 years ago

that thing... looks like a prop that came straight off a sci-fi set!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 3 years ago

Wow! Nature is just so beautiful :)

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 3 years ago

Awesome spotting.

patty
patty 3 years ago

Amazing Rubens! Lovely spotting and pictures. I wonder if many other animals can resamble metal in this way...quite fantastic, so silver like... =)

Taubaté, SP, Brazil

Lat: -23.10, Long: -45.64

Spotted on Nov 10, 2012
Submitted on Nov 10, 2012

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