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Brassolis butterfly

Brassolis sophorae

Description:

A butterfly in late metamorphosis: half worm half butterfly

Habitat:

Brazilian savanna


1 species ID suggestions

Brassolis Butterfly
Brassolis sophorae http://butterfliesofamerica.com/L/ih/brassolis0021_i.htm

5 Comments

bayucca
bayucca a year ago

It is a butterfly...

Gaby3
Gaby3 a year ago

I'm guessing butterfly just judging by the antennae, but I couldn't pinpoint which.

Graham Monroe
Graham Monroe a year ago

This moth is probably recently hatched from its pupa. Its wings need to extend to their full size before it can fly, which will happen soon (it has probably already happened by the time I post this comment).

Nice.

tmvdh
tmvdh a year ago

Moths are not changing from "worm" to adult!!! The stages are egg, caterpillar, pupa/cocoon, adult...

GO, Brazil

Lat: -15.30, Long: -49.60

Spotted on Apr 18, 2017
Submitted on Apr 18, 2017

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