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Oruga sp.

Pterourus menatius (Papilionidae)

Description:

sobre un árbol de aguacate estaba esta linda oruga.

Notes:

Al sentirse amenazado muestra esa probóscide a manera de antenas y expulsa un polvo rojo.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Swallowtail Caterpillar
Pterourus menatius


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5 Comments

Reyna
Reyna 3 years ago

Alguien sabe como alejo a las orugas de casa me causan temor

Roberto Romo
Roberto Romo 9 years ago

Wow it´s true.. I think this one is Pterourus menatius amazing bettle . I need help for ID these species.

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

@earlystages: Keith, there is one you should also look at. My guess would be Pterourus menatius, what do you think about??

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

General ID- Menatius Swallowtail

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Papilionidae, Pterourus menatius, formerly called Papilio menatius. Sorry, I have now electronic reference, you have to believe me or wait for confirmation by earlystage, who will pass by from time to time ...

Roberto Romo
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Roberto Romo

Baños de Agua Santa, Tungurahua, Ecuador

Spotted on May 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 5, 2012

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