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Euploea chrysalis

Euploea

Description:

possibly Euploea midamus' (Blue-spotted Crow) golden pupa.

Notes:

first time seeing a golden pupa, it's as gold or even more golden than in the photo.

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20 Comments

BenjiSun
BenjiSun 8 years ago

thanks you guys! hope i can keep finding new things to share from Hong Kong.

tibiprada
tibiprada 8 years ago

knew it ...Congrats !

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Beautiful, Congrats on your SOTD award.

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Fascinating!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Wow..! Congrats Benji...:-)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Congrats Benji Sun

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 8 years ago

super wow!! and congrats!!

AdamBT
AdamBT 8 years ago

Lovely colours, congrats!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

wow congrats !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Beautiful shot great find !
Congratulations BenjiSun :)

BenjiSun
BenjiSun 8 years ago

thank you everyone for your encouragements!

Ryan21
Ryan21 8 years ago

congratulations

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

A real jewel. Congratulations.

aldrin
aldrin 8 years ago

congratulations!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

this is Awesome!!! Congratulations Benji !!

BenjiSun
BenjiSun 8 years ago

woohoo! thanks Yasser~ what an honour!

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

Congratulations Benji! This golden gem has earned you Spotting of the Day!

"We think this chrysalis might belong to a butterfly from the genus Euploea. Also known as milkweed butterflies, they are poisonous due to feeding on milkweeds and other toxic plants as caterpillars."

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DavidMroczkowski
DavidMroczkowski 8 years ago

Thank you for sharing. Wonderful!

tibiprada
tibiprada 8 years ago

Gorgeous.. good job !

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Wonderful!

BenjiSun
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Paracel Islands

Spotted on Jun 30, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2012

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