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Fruit piercing moth

Eudocima hypermnestra

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9 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Great shot!

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 10 years ago

very interesting .

shrikalk
shrikalk 10 years ago

Thanks Martin for id...

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

Here is a possible ID Eudocima hypermnestra, the fruit piercing moth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eudocima_hy... I am not certain as there seem to be several similar spp.
Leuba they hold their head and tail up when startled to imitate (?) something. A different one here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/102...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

I'd love to see one of these. Very nice ! wonder what he's trying to do...

shrikalk
shrikalk 10 years ago

This place is called butterfly garden. This place is developed only for nurturing butterflies. So they take care and observe their eggs, pupa, caterpillars.... We go their on every Sunday in October every year. It is a beautiful place developed in thane.

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago

As Sachin has mentioned, awesome! How did you find it? I usually miss many small wonders like these.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

awesome,

shrikalk
Spotted by
shrikalk

Thane, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jun 14, 2012
Submitted on Jun 14, 2012

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